Charlie is my 12-week old puppy (she’s a girl for those of you who assumed otherwise). As a first-time dog mom, I have taken note of Charlie’s habits, and in particular, her friendliness and ability to speak with, connect to, and doggie-network with anyone and EVERYONE she crosses paths with.
The secret sauce of networking is manufactured before the meeting starts, and is used during the meeting to attract and engage, and after the meeting is over to engage and connect. Powerful sauce, eh?
Are you fired up for 2016? If you’ve resolved to make this year your best yet, you need a new plan – one that will help you build your network.
The recession may be over but that doesn’t mean ad agencies are finding it much easier to sign on new clients or maintain their existing roster. To improve their competitive position, agencies are taking a hard look at their expertise in marketing themselves. They’ve determined that 3 tools outrank all of the others when it comes to building new business.
We’ve all heard of six degrees of separation. Business consultant Jennifer Capella takes this idea and applies it to the professional world in her article “Leveraging The Six Degrees of Separation.”
How much do you really know about networking?
There are many things to remember when networking: A big smile and eye contact, your elevator (or escalator!) speech, breath mints…the list goes on.