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Janice Smallwood-McKenzie

PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER

Janice Smallwood-McKenzie is a vibrant, intelligent professional who lives what she believes: we need each other. Her perpetually joyous and gracious persona, coupled with her belief, forms the basis for her exceptional abilities in the area of Networking.

SPEAKER CATEGORIES
CommunicationNetworking

TRAVELS FROM
Los Angeles, 

FEE RANGE
, $2,500 – $5,000

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MEET JANICE SMALLWOOD-MCKENZIE

Janice Smallwood-Mckenzie, Networking CoachWhether she is talking or writing about Networking, or coaching her clients, Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie exudes the benefits of individuals effectively connecting with each other. She became an expert in effectively connecting with people through many years of first-hand experience.

Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie is a Networking Coach. Under her tutelage, some of her clients have been publicly acknowledged by Hillary Clinton, Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey and other notable people across the country.

Janice has also been published over 300 times on the Internet, and her articles have been picked up and published in Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Arabic.

She has been awarded by the Mayor and City Council of Los Angeles. She received the first Networking Award given by the National Association of Marketing Developers in Los Angeles. Janice has also been quoted in several newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times.

Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie cultivated relationships and contacts with some of the most influential people in the country. Her organizational skills, initiative and willingness to share information and contacts caused her to become depended upon by many as a Networking Coach to assist professionals and small businesses in expanding their personal, business and political bases.

Thoroughly respected and trusted by both friends and clients for her skills, wisdom, willingness to share, and ability to motivate, Janice Smallwood-McKenzie was recently inspired to compose a networking guide in order to help empower an even broader audience.

PRESENTATION TOPICS

Janice Smallwood-McKenzieSome of Janice’s presentations can include topics that relate to her book on networking and how people can better serve each other, grow their businesses and their income potential at the same time with the help of Janice’s insight and guidance on networking communication.

  • Interacting with others on a win-win basis …
  • How to make your best first impress every time
  • The words you use and how to use them
  • Making others feel comfortable so they love working with you
  • Name tag, handshaking and other tips you can’t wait to hear …

… and so much more!

TESTIMONIAL
“An Inspiring, helpful and empowering guide … I read the 101 Commandments of Networking an hour before attending a networking mixer. The commandments were straightforward and easy to incorporate into my networking conversations. The insights I gained after reading Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie’s inspiring and helpful guide empowered me to present myself confidently and speak assuredly with others. As a result, I have acquired several quality contacts that will both assist me on my path to success as well as allow me to be of assistance to others. Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie’s desire to assist people in achieving success radiates from and permeates throughout the pages of this book. It is a must-have for anyone aspiring to take their career to the next level!” — Reviewer: a READER (USA)

Janice Smallwood-McKenzie, Professional SpeakerIDEAL AUDIENCES

  • Business Associations
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Owners
  • Chamber Of Commerce
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Real Estate Investors
  • Women’s Organization

JANICE’S BOOK ON NETWORKING

101 Networking Commandments by Janice Smallwood-Mckenzie

The 101 Commandments of Networking: Common Sense But Not Common Practice
BY JANICE SMALLWOOD-MCKENZIE

The 101 Commandments of Networking: Common Sense But Not Common Practice is a unique compilation of tips intended to help improve favorable business and personal interactions.

This book provides enlightening advice on the simple practices of networking, kindness, sincerity, and acceptance that will help you to reconsider your current methods of networking.

In a very straightforward, list format, the author, Janice Smallwood-McKenzie, has outlined several simple concepts to boost all kinds of relationships.

With much enthusiasm and honesty, she offers a guiding manual for the faltering business person or the participant in society’s rituals of church, business meetings, receptions and career. Many organizations and individuals have benefited from Janice’s excellent networking expertise.

This is a creative and compassionate work that includes tips on listening, openness, and even humor. The 101 Commandments of Networking: Common Sense But Not Common Practice is written in an easy-to understand conversational tone and often shares anecdotes from her own experiences to underscore important topics.

RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT THIS SPEAKER

“As a public servant, I am responsible for ensuring that resources are available to my constituents. In doing so, I have come to value the importance of building and sustaining broad based relationships. Networking is key. No one is more effective than Janice Smallwood-McKenzie when it comes to building critical bridges through networking. I would encourage anyone interested in expanding their business, furthering their career or organizing their respective communities to take advantage of the networking training provided by Janice Smallwood-McKenzie, ‘The Networking Coach,’ a real powerhouse!” — The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas, California State Legislature, 48th Assembly District

“You know who you are, where you have come from and where you are going. You show such grace and assurance and I am glad to know you. Thank you for your inspiring unconditional encouragement.” — DEWANNA SHARP, LAABP Conference

“You have changed my life forever! I am more motivated now than ever before. Today Los Angeles … Tomorrow the World!” — Mark Mclemore

“Sometimes we tend to forget that ‘Common Sense’ is what we need but we are all too preoccupied with other things that ‘Common Sense’ sometimes seems way too difficult! Well, I just wanted to share with you how much I enjoyed this publication. This book offers profound statements that are pertinent to the work environment and for personal living. I believe this book has sparked a side of me that I didn’t know I had and found something new to think about, a new way of doing something, a plan to change some invisible thing that needed improvement. It has given me introductions and conclusions to my own speeches. In this book all Commandments are clearly written and easy to understand. The humor is also refreshing. Worth reading.” — Reviewer: a READER (Bloomington, IN)

“Save yourself the grief of not gaining new friends, associates and business contacts. Read the 101 Commandments Of Networking: Common Sense But Not Common Practice. Just in case you didn’t know it, there are 101 common sense techniques in this easy to read book that can literally put you head and shoulders above your competition in your personal and business relationships. Many of these techniques are as easy as breathing. Yes, you can incorporate these techniques effortlessly into your daily communications. You’ll have that personal touch that makes people feel good in your presence. Read the basics that will help you to create lasting relationships, master win-win situations and have fun simply being kind to people.” — Reviewer: a READER (USA)

“An Inspiring, helpful and empowering guide … I read the 101 Commandments of Networking an hour before attending a networking mixer. The commandments were straightforward and easy to incorporate into my networking conversations. The insights I gained after reading Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie’s inspiring and helpful guide empowered me to present myself confidently and speak assuredly with others. As a result, I have acquired several quality contacts that will both assist me on my path to success as well as allow me to be of assistance to others. Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie’s desire to assist people in achieving success radiates from and permeates throughout the pages of this book. It is a must-have for anyone aspiring to take their career to the next level!” — Reviewer: a READER (USA)

“It’s easy to follow. Easy to implement the suggested tips, and a must read networking guide for anyone wanting to improve their interactions with people. This guide will help you to improve your relationships. Every business and self-development library should have this networking guide as a resource.” — Reviewer: a READER (Los Angeles, CA USA)

” Janice, thanks for sharing your networking gift with the world. Networking will not be the same in the future because of you. God bless you a million-fold!” — Alease, Consultant (USA)

“Networking has a rippling effect! … The 101 Commandments of Networking: Common Sense But Not Common Practice is a unique compilation of tips intended to help improve favorable business and personal interactions. This easy-to-read guide provides enlightening advice on the simple practices of networking. In a straightforward list format, Ms. Smallwood-McKenzie has outlined several simple concepts to boost all kinds of relationships. With much enthusiasm and honesty, she offers a guiding manual for the faltering businessperson or a participant in society’s rituals of church, business meetings, receptions and career.” — Reviewer: AuthorHouse.com (Bloomington, IN)

CONTACT INFORMATION
(323) 938-6751 TEL

WEBSITE
101NetworkingCommandments

TRAVELS FROM
Los Angeles, 

FEE RANGE
, $2,500 – $5,000

101 Networking Commandments by Janice Smallwood-Mckenzie