Today a friend called me. Nothing unusual there, until you learn they were calling me from the parking lot at a local b2b networking event and they’d just been embarrassed in front of their peers and associates.
Here’s how that happened …. Continue reading “When Good Local Networking Goes Bad”
For more than 100 years local business networking has been done more or less the same way. You join a group, club or chamber (after paying your membership dues) then you’re allowed to network with other people within that group.
If you’re not part of their “Scooby Gang” then you’re not allowed to play.
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I launched the Social Fusion Network in January 2012, since then it’s become a very popular local business networking group in the Greater Golden Horseshoe with thousands of members. Because of this success I am often asked to speak or write about business networking and how to improve our networking skills.
Today I’m sharing 42 networking tips because networking isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone. For the record I am a “lazy networker” and use technology wherever I can to intelligently leverage my actions, and lastly I am a high-functioning introvert – not an extrovert as some might think. This simply means that while I love networking, I need to recharge or nap when I get home! Networking for me is a learned skill too …
So without further ado, here are 42 Easy Business Networking Tips
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