Business Networking

The top 10 habits and skills of world-class networkers – 2

In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more career and business opportunities than the average. 99% of people dread this vital activity or find they don’t create enough opportunities from their investment of time. So what does it take to be a world-class networker? Here is one, others …Read More

The top 10 habits and skills of world-class networkers – 1

In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more career and business opportunities than the average. 99% of people dread this vital activity or find they don’t create enough opportunities from their investment of time. So what does it take to be a world-class networker? Here is one, others …Read More

Do you want to Become a Confident and Effective Networker?

  In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more business opportunities than the average.   Our next “How to Become a Confident and Effective Networker” workshops are on: 19th November 2015 – London 25th November 2015 – Manchester   99% of people dread this vital activity; come & …Read More

The networking Angel – Part 2

Let’s now focus on the ANGEL. How do we spot her or him sometimes?  Networking is about having a generous spirit and the greatest thing any one person can give to another is their full attention .It is generally accepted women are far better listeners than men…it’s just one of the many differences between the behaviours of the two genders when networking.   Other traits of angels are:   They …Read More

The networking Angel – Part 1

    As we know Networking is simply building relationships. It is universally accepted people buy people before the service or product and when we like someone we tend to want to help them in whatever way we can. It’s all down to respect courtesy and good manners when we attend business events. There will be people there we know and potential new contacts who of course we will be …Read More

Follow Up and Through!

Perhaps the “Cardinal Rule” of networking is that once you’ve planted the seeds of a new relationship, you must follow up to maintain it. Whether it’s a business referral, job lead, or a professional connection, get in touch – within 24 hours – to say you enjoyed meeting them. “No one owes you anything, so you need to be as ingratiating as you can,” says Glickman. People who have taken …Read More

How to move on after the conversation ends…

Often the hardest part when attending events, social or business. You can either ‘dump’ or ‘park’ them.When you realise it’s time to move , so do they. You’re both thinking the same thing as the pauses become more pregnant “How the heck to I get out of here without being rude. Dumping. This means you use the drink, toilet or any other reason to move away.But I feel  the underlying  …Read More

Become A World-Class Networker Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

We all know that when we do it right networking is the most effective way of creating new business opportunities. However, does your networking help you: Gain new business and build stronger relationships Source vital market intelligence and useful information Improve you and your businesses visibility Build partnerships, alliances and joint ventures Whether you are an experienced networker or a novice looking to go networking for the first time, this …Read More

Mistakes to avoid when in Conversation

The key skill of the effective networker is the ability to ask relevant and intelligent questions. Conversations are made up of 2 areas; the small talk which builds relationships and rapport and discussions about peoples’ business and their careers. But before we delve into questioning techniques, let me highlight the other side of the communication scales. This of course is the listening side which is far far more difficult than …Read More

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