Recently, I’ve noticed clients asking for support in empowering staff to network internally with others at the organisation. These clients tend to be large organisations, or those where staff are working remotely.
My live Q&A Chat in April 2021 was on ’10 ideas for greater leverage BEFORE, DURING and AFTER networking’.
I shared my top 10 tips for impact in networking in person and online. We then had time to network and discuss implementation points.
Many of us are growing weary of video calls and webinars… but some have mastered the art and are finding the benefits include more purposeful conversations, saved time and money and the opportunity to reach more people in one day.
It is a myth that just because some people are ‘born networkers’, others are doomed to fail at networking. In my work with hundreds of people, all of whom are individuals with different strengths, challenges, tastes and fears… I have seen that building quality relationships to benefit your business or career is important to and attainable for everyone!
This week I was putting together a visual flow chart of networking activities for a client in professional services, and it reminded me of one of my favourite questions: What are the main actions that move the needle?