Business networking is built around that old saying, it’s not what you know it’s who you know. But what happens if you don’t actually know that many people yet? Perhaps you’re new to business or you’ve never given much thought to developing your network. Whatever your situation, here are 7 simple things you can do to grow your network.
To be an effective networker, the best thing to focus on is building relationships. When your only aim is to create trust and rapport, other benefits (such as new business referrals) will naturally follow.
A great place to start fostering a good relationship is to listen more than you talk.Read More
The online world can make it easier to stay in touch but harder to stay connected in a way that really sustains your relationships. We all get busy and distracted by our next priority. It’s so easy to let opportunities go because we feel we’ve left it too long and too much time has passed.Read More
There is a common saying I am sure you know—life wasn’t meant to be easy. Without being too pessimistic, we all face challenges and problems of some description throughout our lives.Read More
Storytelling is a way to connect with your clients. It was the topic at our recent event. I wrote this blog late last year, I hope you enjoy it.Read More
Have you heard stories that really resonate with you? Stories that offer solutions, stories that bring you joy. Stories that illustrate moments that you can clearly relate to your life and that impact on others?Read More