Here are three ways for you to squeeze the most networking opportunities out of business conferences.With thousands of attendees at a typical conference, networking time is a scarce commodity. In the past, I was lucky to get in touch with half of the potential suppliers, prospects, agencies, and friends during conference networking events. With so many attendees at these large conferences, I was simply unable to network with everyone on my target list. I didn't want to give up my penchant for deeply engaging conversations in exchange for meaningless handshakes and card exchanges.
The Real Thing Tony Post was inundated by fake FiveFingers.” />When Vibram had trouble meeting demand for its popular FiveFingers running shoes, the market became flooded with counterfeit, nearly identical, shoes. Here’s how it fought back.In the spring of 2010, a pair of shoes arrived at the Franklin, Massachusetts, warehouse of Vibram USA. A customer was demanding a refund for a pair of the company’s popular Five-Fingers running shoes. But the shoes, which were marred by split seams and separating soles, were fakes
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