I have always found networking to be a process or a journey. Very few things happen overnight but require careful planning and execution. You can get the ball rolling by paying it forward. It is a common term which refers to doing a favor or assisting someone without getting a return - "right away". There are benefits to paying it forward such as:
Definitely use these tips to grow profitable and productive networks!
The SN Tip of the week is be a good connector. Use your brand, knowledge and interpersonal skills to introduce people within your networks. Find ways to extend and enable connections through merging networks.
Use this tip to grow dynamic 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.