The SN Tip of the week is polish your professional approach. Do you know how to properly give and receive business cards or introduce another person? Do you know how to properly eat at a formal dinner or correctly leave a voice message? Having manners and etiquette in business not only show respect but can boost your personal brand.
Use this tip to add value to your networking endeavors!
The SN Tip of the week is to network while traveling. If you are preparing for an upcoming trip, include networking on your agenda. Meet up with a friend or colleague in that area, find an event to attend with a professional organization or meetup group. Expand your reach and broaden your horizons!
In this article, I focus on the importance of leveraging your networks to meet (and exceed) your goals. Networking is an excellent and many times underutilized tool for startups.
Networking is more than just attending events and exchanging business cards. Being strategic, creating a plan and being prepared for events or meetings are vital to your networking success.
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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.