Posts Tagged "Networking"

If There Is A Secret, This Is It

I had a friend tell me recently that she would love to make money without having to involve people in any way.  She told me I could share the story with you so long as I changed it enough to keep her identity private.  So here goes. She has a job where she is selling all day long and is probably a little burned out.  She deals daily in a very competitive market with clients that sometimes devalue her time.  She’s tired and I get that.  I bet you do too. But here’s what she shared with me next and it’s a truth that I know.  Money is ultimately exchanged between people....

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Do You Secretly Hate Going to Networking Events?

Do you secretly hate going to networking events? Do you find that you just don’t connect with the other people? Do you just not “get” people? You’re not alone.  In fact, I bet that everyone reading this has felt resistance towards connecting with others at one point or another.  As for me, I’ve felt it a lot through my life…I’ll give you a little history about myself… I was the nerdy girl in school.  I was smart, really smart and studied hard and followed all of the rules.  I was the “goody two-shoes” and the...

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Tip #10 Connect OUTSIDE of a Networking Event

This is the 10th in a series of 10 tips about networking based on a phone call I received. You can read the nine prior tips and a little bit about the conversation that prompted this series on prior blog posts: Tip #1 Participate Fully In the Event Tip #2 Set Realistic Networking Expectations Tip #3: To Feel Comfortable – Serve Others Tip #4: Dress and Act the Part Tip #5: Have Fun! Tip #6: Don’t Take No Personally Tip #7 Say Nice Things About Others Tip #8 Be Consistent Tip #9 Be Likeable and Relatable All of this networking, being nice and serving others is irrelevant if you...

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Tip #9 Be Likeable and Relatable

This is the ninth in a series of 10 tips about networking based on a phone call I received. You can read the eight prior tips and a little bit about the conversation that prompted this series on prior blog posts: Tip #1 Participate Fully In the Event Tip #2 Set Realistic Networking Expectations Tip #3: To Feel Comfortable – Serve Others Tip #4: Dress and Act the Part Tip #5: Have Fun! Tip #6: Don’t Take No Personally Tip #7 Say Nice Things About Others Tip #8 Be Consistent One of the most effective networking tools you have in your arsenal is your ability to be naturally YOU!  There is...

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Tip #8 Be Consistent

This is the eighth in a series of 10 tips about networking based on a phone call I received. You can read the seven prior tips and a little bit about the conversation that prompted this series on prior blog posts: Tip #1 Participate Fully In the Event Tip #2 Set Realistic Networking Expectations Tip #3: To Feel Comfortable – Serve Others Tip #4: Dress and Act the Part Tip #5: Have Fun! Tip #6: Don’t Take No Personally Tip #7 Say Nice Things About Others Tip #8 Be Consistent I think it is very important to have multiple income streams.  Depending on one source of income is downright...

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