It seems like the world is connected, everyone knows someone. These connections are what get people jobs and moves people forward. Trying to cultivate friendships and getting your name out there could be the difference between real networking or lack there of. These connections will make all the differences in the world.
- It’s so rare to receive a handwritten letter in the mail. I’ve found it makes a huge impact to send a thank-you note to important people who have taken the time to meet with me.
- Shaking hands at a networking event doesn’t always give you the outcome you’re after. But doing something fun and out of the box is guaranteed to make a lasting impression.
- Going to a networking event is sometimes a bit overwhelming and overflowing with people who have an objective for the evening. So, I try to work out of a coffee shop, hotel bar, bookstore, etc. for a day or two a week.
“Going to a networking event is sometimes a bit overwhelming and overflowing with people who have an objective for the evening.”