networking

 

In Networking Numbers Lie. Choose Quality Over Quantity

Many networking groups tout the number of people at an event. Many people don’t think smaller groups are worth their […]
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Everyone Needs a Network

If you pride yourself on being self-sufficient, you may have assumed that you don’t need a network. But even if you’ve achieved your current success on the strength of solo (or near-solo) efforts, making meaningful connections with people in your field…

Prioritize the Business Relationships That Matter Most

With success comes many things — including a much larger business network. How can you possibly keep in contact with everyone, let alone respond to their requests? Apply Pareto’s 80/20 rule: Think about your most important relationships, and then highl…

Marketing Doesn’t Take Place In A Vacuum

One of the most fundamental mistakes that companies (large and small) make in their marketing is the way they divide up the responsibility. Websites and SEO are managed by I.T. departments, advertising is handled by a marketing person, social media is …

5 Actions of Power Networkers

Networking is a key activity in building your success. Whether you are a business owner or an employee, networking is an important way to build a referral base, find a new job, move up in your career, and build your personal brand. Networking doesn&#82…

5 Actions of Power Networkers

Networking is a key activity in building your success. Whether you are a business owner or an employee, networking is an important way to build a referral base, find a new job, move up in your career, and build your personal brand. Networking doesn&#82…

Succeed At Networking Events by Being Generous

You’re not the only one who walks into a networking mixer full of dread. Before you make a run for the door, try a different approach. Tell yourself that it isn’t about you. Instead of trying to meet potential clients, or making another con…

Networking Is Not About The Numbers

If you have been to a networking event, you have probably seen Joe Businesscard. Joe runs around the event giving out his card and collecting as many as possible. He’s playing a numbers game. Getting in front of as many people as possible, withou…

Get Away From The Edges

When you walk into a room, one thing you should notice is where people are standing in a room. At the edges are people who are more tentative. They appear unsure of themselves. Seasoned networkers tend to be closer to the center of the room. The best n…

Networking Is Like A Romance

One key to business success is the ability to network. Through networking you meet potential customers, referral sources, employees, hiring managers, etc. Networking is about finding opportunities, yet many people don’t understand networking. The easie…