Are you loving networking just a little too much? Perhaps. Here’s the deal… The pandemic opened the doors to scads of new networking opportunities. That’s a good thing. We know that networking can be an effective biz dev tool. It also has the risk of taking over your life, with calls filling the day leaving […]
One-to-one calls and Zooms are the best (only!) way to develop substantive relationships that can lead to introductions. Don’t ignore the impact of having an individual conversation. It’s where the networking REALLY happens! And meet Debra Dixon-Anderson, President of Light of Gold PR.
Networking plays an integral role in our business building landscape and this is true for providers of professional services as well as for printers, web designers, coaches and so on. Perhaps it wasn’t always the case, but there is an increasing need for professionals to be visible in the marketplace. Networking can help you to […]
Watch out Washington, here’s Adrian’s stimulus plan. With a simple disciplined plan to reach out to others, you can and will increase your sales. Don’t fall into a downward slide of pessimism. Get out there and start making it happen! Expand Your Circle Make it a weekly goal to “meet a specific number of new […]
More than ever, networking has become an essential skill for every business person. Taking the time to meet others in your industry and discover ways to help them and how they can help you can be both rewarding and lucrative. Unfortunately, not everyone has learned how to network effectively, and yes, many out there are […]
I was recently hired to run a program about networking and here’s what the participants told me were their top 3 take-aways: Being PROACTIVE is key. If you are waiting for someone to ask you for an introduction, you’re not really networking. Doing proactive introductions should be part of your networking DNA and will help […]
30 members of Adrian’s Networking started off the New Year by participating in a Speed Networking Zoom call. Lots of fun, lots of connections, and the plan is to continue doing this type of call. Networking Zooms can start to feel “old” very fast, if they haven’t done so already. We try to “mix it […]