Just like anything else in life, there is always a good side and a bad side to things. Networking is no exception. When networking, you will have good connections and bad connections. Here are some tips on what is a bad connection and how you can weed them out.
If you have done any substantial amount of networking over the years, you’ve probably seen the person I’m talking about: the serial networker. You know, the person who is at every event, too busy to follow up, etc. If that’s you, you need to listen to this and listen today! By being a serial networker, you’re hurting your business and will continue to spin your wheels and get nowhere.
This is a huge topic which I break down for you in 3 easy steps. Excellent Networking Skills are hard to come by these days. Most people don’t network right. They’re either too abrasive or seem disinterested, which may or may not be the case. Maybe they never learned excellent networking skills. Maybe they need to listen to this podcast episode and learn some easy tips to stand out from the pack. Things like correct language to use when texting or sending an email. Listen in and learn the tips!
You’ve probably heard this sentence ‘it’s the little things that make a big difference’ before but never when it relates to your business and networking. This is one of my secrets: to say or do things that go a long way for the recipient and costs you nothing. Each person you meet deserves to feel special and by using words and actions that I share, you will use little things that make a big difference to someone else. Listen in for today’s tips and watch your business take off!
Every now and again, I share ‘play by play’ of what happens at a networking event I recently attend. I share my networking event experience with you; what actually happened and tips of what to do and what not to do. I find my listeners like this info from me and I love sharing it with you. So…. here you are!
There are so many inspiring stories out there. You hear one on the news, read about it in the newspaper or see it on FB. This story that I share today is one that you can apply to your business or personal life. Listen in and be inspired!
Tom Wolfe is the author of The Right Stuff, his book about astronauts. He pointed out that astronauts have 4 similar qualities, one of which is bravado, which means wreckless bravery. Do you have bravado in your business? How about when you network? Listen in for some helpful tips of how you can have bravado in your business 🙂
Do you remember the 70’s? Platform shoes, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rod Stewart, Billy Joel? A simpler time, no computers, no cell phones. How did people network? Listen in and learn how you can use some of the 70’s principles and apply them to how you network today.
This is a great networking story shared with me by one of my listeners, Lexi. She ended up networking in an elevator with kids. Just like my networking in a towel episode a few days ago, this one is successful too! Lexi shows us that you can network anywhere, even with kids!