The truth is, when it comes to networking, not having a lot in common with someone may mean that they can be a connector for you to a whole world of people that you might not otherwise be able to meet.
Good leaders respect the process and provide trustworthy leadership themselves in the work environment. They know the right time to move ahead and the right time to sit tight. The team may get excited, anxious or even demanding, and still these strong leaders remain steady and calm.
These tactics can help enhance your credibility when attending networking events.
To some people, ‘networking’ is a dirty word. They cringe when thinking about going to a networking event. The reason for that is that most people do it wrong.
The whole process has to begin with the old axiom: if you think you can or if you think you can’t, you’ll be right.
How much networking time (or NetTime) should you spend developing your personal network and what kind of results can you expect to see?
Organizational culture has a much stronger power on employees’ motivation than strategy does. Culture fuels growth. It’s the secret sauce of strategy.
Motivation can be very tricky to understand. Humans are incredibly complex on one hand but on the other hand so easy to figure out when you understand behavioral styles.
All you have to have is a good story, product or service and I owe it to you or any stranger (who says he or she has a good product) to introduce him or her to a good contact of mine! Really? People really think this way!?
Here are some of the less obvious things you don’t want to forget when heading out of town on business.