Focus Your Networking Plan

Focus Your Networking Plan

So, you go to networking functions here and there, but do you know why you’re doing it beyond to meet new contacts? A plan is important! Perhaps your conscience told you it would be a smart career move to begin attending networking events, but did you just jump in...
Following Through: A Networking Essential

Following Through: A Networking Essential

One of the many benefits of establishing a strong network is being able to rely on it for referrals. You might look for a referral when it comes to negotiating an aspect of your career or when looking to climb the ranks within your profession, or for when you’re...
Making First Meetings Memorable

Making First Meetings Memorable

Ever listen to someone speak about a topic he or she is passionate about? Think about animal advocates, cancer survivors calling for research, sports fans discussing the greats their franchise has seen over time…you get the idea. Agree with them or not, it’s...
Renew Your Networking Commitment

Renew Your Networking Commitment

Do you remember why you signed up for a networking group or event? What was your primary motivation? Or have you been thinking about dipping your toes in the networking pool but haven’t put your swimsuit on yet? Now’s the time to start – or restart – for that matter....
Sell Yourself with Sincerity

Sell Yourself with Sincerity

Be it when you first arrive at a networking event and approach someone new, or when the event host makes his or her way around the room and asks you to introduce yourself, your first inclination may be to talk about what services or products you have to sell the...