Question of the Fortnight #10

What is your favorite thing about networking? Share your answer in the comments below! What is a fortnight? It’s 14 days or 2 weeks. What is “Question of the Fortnight?” Every other week I’ll ask a question here on the blog. Through out the two weeks I’ll update the blog post with some of your answers. These will be from the comments below, from people I see networking and any other way I happen to receive your answer to the … Continue reading

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How to become clear and consistent when networking

This is the second installment of the 8 easy-to-make networking mistakes that can be avoided series. I’m going over two mistakes this week: I wasn’t comfortable talking about myself, and I wasn’t prepared to share with others what I do. I was only clear on what I used to do in my former job. One part of this is I wanted to make sure I was including as many people as I could in my description of my ideal client. … Continue reading

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Why is networking so important?

The person out there doing things imperfectly is always making more progress (and money) than the person sitting at home waiting for things to be perfect. - Evie Burke

Last week I shared 8 easy-to-make networking mistakes that can be avoided and this week I dive into the first one: I assumed I didn’t need to network because I believed that all of my clients would find me online. Why spend all that time and effort to find and attend networking events when my ideal clients would find me online? While it doesn’t immediately seem like it, there are two parts to this question. The first part is that … Continue reading

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Question of the Fortnight #9

Besides your elevator speech, what’s one thing you like to share when networking? Share your answer in the comments below! What is a fortnight? It’s 14 days or 2 weeks. What is “Question of the Fortnight?” Every other week I’ll ask a question here on the blog. Through out the two weeks I’ll update the blog post with some of your answers. These will be from the comments below, from people I see networking and any other way I happen … Continue reading

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8 easy-to-make networking mistakes that can be avoided

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Imagine this: The year is 2010. I’ve just left my full-time gig to venture into the world of entrepreneurship. At the insistence of my coach, I’ve picked a couple of networking events to attend. However, I’m pretty sure I don’t need them. Why? Because I found my coach online, and we didn’t meet in person until we’d been working together for over 6 months. I was convinced that my people would find me the same way. However, despite my fears … Continue reading

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