Networking to Build Better Relationships

Networking to Build Better Relationships

When it comes down to progress in life – be it advancing professionally or maturing personally, a lot of your success hinges on the ability to build better relationships. Think about phrases like, “The customer is always right,” and “Be Our Guest.” Both place value on...
Boost Your Confidence by Networking

Boost Your Confidence by Networking

Does the idea of getting on a group Zoom video call or entering a room of strangers at a networking luncheon make you feel anxious? Do you see yourself as more of a one-on-one discussion person? Feel more comfortable connecting from your desk seat and by typing at...
6 Career Benefits of Networking

6 Career Benefits of Networking

When you think of networking, you likely your job is likely the primary motivator, at least initially. After all, one of the main forces for getting out there and meeting other professionals is with your career or business being top-of-mind. If you’ve lost sight of...
What is Your Networking WHY?

What is Your Networking WHY?

So, you’ve decided to jump in and get to networking, or you’ve rededicated or continue to commit yourself to the effort. But do you know why, or are you just going through the motions? Getting Started If you’re new to networking, your “WHY” is likely to be different...
Networking in a New Way

Networking in a New Way

That was the aim when, about nine years ago now, three former Greater Reading Chamber Ambassadors ventured on their own to start what is now the Pagoda Business Network. David Green, Marie Smith and Tim Stover sought to form a group where members could come and feel...
Social Distancing and Networking

Social Distancing and Networking

Practicing Social Distancing and still want to make networking a priority? The web and your smartphone may just be your new best friends. But that doesn’t mean you can throw caution to the wind or that all apps are created equally. Here are a couple worth your time...