Networking goes hand in hand with running a successful business.
But many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to a bunch of strangers.
It’s easy to see why.
For those of us who are not natural extroverts, networking events can be painful. It’s hard to be in a crowded room with no one to talk to. It’s awkward and disconcerting to say the least. Continue reading →
Relationship building requires intentional, consistent effort. We need to consistently add value to someone else over time.
The time and consistency aspect is where most people falter. Most everyone sends the follow up email, but very few stay in touch month after month after month. By being consistent over time, you WILL stand out. Continue reading →
We all know people like them, people who seem to know everyone. They’re always ready and able to help — or if they can’t, they know someone who can. Fifteen minutes after you meet them, you’re already talking like you are childhood friends.
They’re successful, smart and funny… and they’re interested in everything. Who are they? They’re the connectors. Continue reading →
Your primary objective in building a network is to help people. You may or may not have the opportunity to make a sales pitch to the person you help, but giving will start you on the path of building a relationship with them which is much more important.
Ready for tip #4 in learning how to be a Master Networker?
Today’s tip is all about Be A Giver. What do I mean…. watch the short video below and learn a very important step to being a Master Networker. Continue reading →
Some people are remarkably gifted networkers. They always know what to say and love making connections with others.
And there are many of us out there who are not so gifted. The good news is that becoming a networker is a skill that can be learned. With a little effort you too can become a Master Networker! Continue reading →