top of page
  • Writer's pictureThe administrator

The art of networking

Updated: Apr 6, 2019

'Networking is not about collecting contacts, it is about planting relationships.'

Building a network that works is both an art and a science. It is an art in that it requires basic human skills in communication, connection, authenticity and the ability to be 'in the present' and engaged with people and conversation.

Networking can be fun.

Here are 20 tips to help you be more efficient and enjoy your networking activities a little more.

1. Stop saying networking

2. Choose events you will like

3. Or, host your own!

4. Volunteer

5. Think outside the networking event

6. Do some research before the event

7. Come prepared

8. Pick a goal

9. Treat yourself

10. Dress for networking success

11. Go in with great conversation starters

12. Grab a drink

13. Be sociable and friendly

14. Become curious

15. Get Personal

16. Ask interesting questions

17. Open up

18. Know when to cut your losses

19. Eliminate the competition

20. And most importantly, BE YOURSELF!

We hope you enjoyed those. If you would like more advises and tips, join us for one of our workshops or book a one to one session today!

80 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page