Posts tagged with: networking strategy

  • networking training benefits
If you’re a business owner or responsible for business development, you know the standard benefits of training your team to network well. Three often cited benefits are: Securing referrals and connections Industry and business intelligence Opportunities for collaboration and partnership...
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  • pile of business cards
Have you stared at that pile of business cards after a networking event and thought to yourself, “Now what?” If you have, you’re not alone. Many of us struggle with follow-up after a networking event. The three reasons I address in...
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  • Blind date couple
Guest blogger: Jennifer Radke, Socially Inspired In today’s digital world we have all heard about the importance of building your online personal brand. All too often, people don’t realize that personal branding is not just for the job seekers or...
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  • hands with devices sharing information
The majority of the participants in my networking training sessions have one thing in common — they hate networking. I intentionally used the strong word, “hate,” because that’s the word my trainees use. The source of their vehement reaction is...
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  • woman networking with business card
One of the major keys to winning at networking is to change your mindset. Instead of leaving all of the heavy lifting until after the event, do it up front. Turn the whole process on its head! Start to prepare...
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