The SN Tip of the week is to show appreciation! Let's not wait until Thanksgiving to show our gratitude. Offer a compliment, virtual "pat" on the shoulder and acknowledge the hard work, commitments of others in your networks. This definitely builds and strengthens relations.
Use this tip to add value to your networks!
The SN Tip of the week is to express how you add value! Personify your qualities and traits to your networks. Instead of "saying" you are professional, show it. Arrive on time or early for meetings. Review materials ahead of time. Turn off or silence devices to mitigate distractions. Be fully attentive at meetings and take notes. Offer up questions or feedback to enhance conversation and engagement.
Use these tips to heighten your brand and networking activities!
The Champion Networker (Chi Chi Okezie) is a networking, diversity and inclusion influencer known for infusing culture, history, language, arts and entertainment into her company's training and events.