Are You Tired of Getting No Results from Your Network?
We all know that networking -- or word-of-mouth -- is one of the best ways to grow a business. But what if you don't know where to start?
We can help.
When our clients come to us they are often experiencing many of the symptoms of networking reluctance. They:
- Panic about attending networking events.
- Hate to "sell" themselves.
- Drop the ball on following up after an event.
- Feel like networking is a waste of time.
With a little bit of coaching and a few tools, our clients tell us that they've not only been able to achieve the goals they set for their networking practice, but they also feel better about being a networker.
In my previous post about networking, I mentioned that you should have a system to track the details of those in your network (and I mean that in the non-creepy-stalker way). Nerds, er, technically minded people like myself have a real problem with this. We spend such a long time…
On our first full day vacationing at Disney World, we went for lunch at the Crystal Palace. While we were there, our server presented my daughter Kaylie with a cupcake (complete with lighted candle) and a card signed by the characters she had met that day (Winnie the Pooh and…
Networking is the process of creating mutually-beneficial, long-term relationships. Given that, it isn’t something that you can do quickly. There is a series of steps which you must follow. Only a Bad Networker tries to skip ahead. The steps are: Awareness: This is when the other person recognizes you face…