Networking can be a challenge for those new to the networking scene. Regardless of your purpose for networking, it is important to be prepared for events. This guarantees the most success for your endeavors. Here are my top tips for preparing for an event.
Do not underestimate the power of quality leads! Gaining leads can not only expand your networks, but expose you to opportunities and available resources. Here are my top tips for gaining those sought after quality leads.
The SN Tip of the week is to start a blog! Use this online tool to promote your personal or company brand. Blogging offers great platform for sharing ideas, being an expert in your field or creating an online community / tribe. Cater to a specific audience and make sure to add loads of value. Also, consider following other bloggers!
I am always an advocate for a balanced networking lifestyle. Savvy networkers should be networking both on and offline. Use some time this weekend to refresh your Linkedin profile. Connect with colleagues and give out endorsement to spark some activity on your end. Also, search for new contacts to expand your networks!
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.