Think BIG: Build Relationships, Improve Performance, Get Big Results

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Guided Workshop

You can network in a way that makes you stand out in the marketplace and distinguish yourself from your competitors.

About This Workshop

Bonnie Ross-Parker - Think BIG: Build Relationships, Improve Performance, Get Big Results

If networking is a key to increasing your business, this workshop will deliver real ideas for real results. You will learn ways to stand out in a competitive marketplace, distinguish yourself from everyone else selling similar products or services and learn the best ways to follow up and follow through for the best possible outcomes.

America's Connection Diva, Bonnie Ross-Parker, is a high energy, enthusiastic, successful businesswoman and solo-entrepreneur. She is a speaker and author who is passionate about teaching individuals how to step up their game in any networking situation.

Her workshop provides strategies that are practical and easy to implement.

Who should take this workshop?

Entrepreneurs, aspiring leaders, professionals and people in transition

What is the recommended time commitment for this workshop?

1 hour per session + 1 hour for office hours


Bonnie Ross-Parker

Bonnie Ross-Parker


Bonnie, a.k.a. "America's Connection Diva", is a multi-dimensional businesswomen/entrepreneur with a background in education, franchise development, publishing, mentorship, network marketing, and community development. She combines vision with a unique set of skills. Formerly the Associate Publisher of The Gazette Newspaper/Atlanta, she focuses her energies on supporting women. Bonnie is a graduate of George Washington University, & earned a Certification in Network Marketing at the University of Illinois. Several of her articles on owning one's own business and entrepreneurship have appeared in publications including: Wealth Building, Home Business Magazine, Business to Business and Entrepreneur's Business Start-Ups.

In 2002 Bonnie received The Athena Award ~ an honor designed to acknowledge women of leadership in cities throughout the United States.

In September, 2005 she was honored by the Women's Leadership Exchange, a New York based organization, as an Influential Woman of Georgia and currently serves on their Atlanta Advisory Board. Bonnie is a featured speaker with the Direct Selling Women's Alliance.

Bonnie was honored by The International Toastmaster's Organization of Georgia with their annual Communication & Leadership Award in May, 2006. She's the author of "Walk In My Boots" ~ The Joy of Connecting, Y.O.U. Set A High Standard for Being Human and 42 Rules for Effective Connections.

Passionate about enriching the lives of business women, in August, 2002, Bonnie licensed an innovative customer acquisition/marketing program for women called The Joy of Connecting®. Over 3,000 women have experienced JOC in her home since launch. Currently, there are locations nationwide for professional women, entrepreneurs and business owners to share resources, establish and strengthen relationships and to grow their businesses by networking with one another. The Joy of Connecting® is looking to expand in additional cities throughout the country.


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    What are you doing to set yourself and your business apart from your competitors? Focus on ideas you can apply immediately in any networking situation.

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    Be Memorable

    Learn strategies that relate to your appearance and your behavior. Are you leaving positive, indelible imprints wherever you go and in everything you do?

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    Make A Difference

    Cultivating and building relationships are the keys to success in life and in business. Sometimes even a kind word or a pay it forward deed can make a difference for someone else. Consider possibilities that will enrich your life and the lives of others.