Networking Skills

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

Become a Confident and Effective Networking in 2015!

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.   99% of people dread this vital activity; the topics below will help you overcome all your fears and concerns. Our aim is to make it fun, motivational, and highly participative.   We want to …Read More

Why we forget names…. …and what to do about it

Why we forget names. You introduce yourself to some one at an event. You give your name, they give theirs and ……….pooh it’s gone. It’s gone; it came straight from their mouth, should have reached your ears but something happened. It’s gone; where is it? Flying around the room somewhere. Why is that? Dare I suggest it’s nothing to do with your memory; it’s to do with your focus. Now …Read More

“If you don’t follow up why show up?”

A lot of you know I preach “If you don’t follow up why show up?” having met someone and spotted a business opportunity. Or they have asked for a proposal and don’t get back to you. Familiar?   But I guess, like me, you don’t generally enjoy making that follow up call. I have just come up with a new idea which seems to work and takes the ‘sting’ out …Read More

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