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@Kathy Condon Those are two very important criteria!
Totally agree that it's enriching...we can all get enjoyment from that at the very least.
2 weeks ago on
Couldn't agree more! I think it's one of the most overlooked benefits of building a strong professional network. Getting advice and information can be invaluable for professional development or growing a business.
7 months, 4 weeks ago on How Your Network Can Help You Be Better at Your Job
Definitely agree with point number 2. Listening helps you get to know someone better so you can find ways to help them or work with them, and helps you stand out from the crowd of people who are always talking and never listening. People really appreciate it when you take time to listen.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on 6 Ways to Upgrade Your Networking Skills
Definitely agree with point #2. Remember people are at an event for the purpose of meeting people like you. Presuming you are a good person they will actually be eager to meet you. If not, like you say, forget them.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on 4 Hacks for Your Next Networking Event
@acavoulacos @Elliott B Spot on. It also gives you the opportunity to chat with people and get to know them in a less chaotic environment then when everyone has arrived.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on The Secrets of Networking: Advice From Cathie Black
Great overview, thanks! Point 1 seems to be commonly overlooked. Dig your well before you're thirsty because building relationships takes a long time. Don't be the guy/girl who only reaches out when they need something.