Make Networking Count

Posted on February 3, 2011 By

Are you getting what you want from networking? Are you showing up to events but leaving feeling empty-handed?  Enjoy an open bar, refreshments, meaningful networking, and the seminar “How to Own the Room – Networking for the Bold and Brave,” at the monthly Jersey Shore Business Leaders (JSBL),  on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Harrogate,  400 Locust Street,  Lakewood, N.J.  The cost is $10.00.

During the seminar, Chris Ruisi, Holmdel, the CEO and founder of The Coach’s Zone, a business and leadership coaching company, will detail how to productively network in any situation.  His presentation will include how to avoid wasting your time, defining what you are trying to do, controlling the conversation, and developing an action plan, among others strategies.

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 About Chris Ruisi: Chris Ruisi progressed through the leadership ranks of US LIFE Corporation during this 25 plus years with the company to become president and COO/CEO, member of the office of the chairman, and member of the board of directors.  As founder and CEO of the Coach’s Zone, Ruisi is an experienced executive and business coaching professional.  He is a sought after public speaker, focusing on direction and motivational goals that “get the job done.”

Ruisi was named “2009 Citizen of the Year” by the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.  The video “The Faces, Colors, and Stories of Cancer” Ruisi funded, helped create, and produce won a 2010 Gold Award from the Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association.