Networking & Connecting

Networking tips to make the most of any business event

Follow these simple tips to make sure you are making the most of any business event.

  • Have strategy – are you fostering current business relationships or making new connections? Get the attendee list prior if you can
  • Self introduction – why you do what you do, and how you help your clients
  • Ask open questions – start with “What … ?
  • Business cards – bring plenty of cards. You can also exchange details on WeChat
  • Follow-up – connect on Linked In, arrange a coffee meeting, introduce others in your network.

For more tips download this handy flyer or check out the Networking and Connecting blog.

How to be First Past the Post in Networking

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“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie

The Melbourne Cup is just around the corner and is a great opportunity for networking. I love this article by Julia Palmer, Networking Strategist who recommends you have a networking strategy for attending any event. Continue reading How to be First Past the Post in Networking

There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about – Oscar Wild

Walking tallPersonal Brand is what people say about you when you’re not there. Who you are and what you stand for.

Every interaction, from email, to voice-mail, having a coffee, or running into a lift, the impression you create can strengthen and reinforce your brand, or potentially weaken or dilute your brand. Continue reading There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about – Oscar Wild