The SN Tip of the week is to build your personal brand. Reach out to trusted colleagues in your networks and ask them to offer one or two words which describe you. Compare and contrast the feedback. Then, focus on one or two of those words the next time you interact at networking function or meeting.
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I am super excited to announce that I have partnered with Thinkific to offer online courses! Now, you have additional ways of sharpening your networking skills, streamlining your processes and expanding your networks. These short webinars offer videos, worksheets, images, surveys and other useful resources for supporting your networking!
The SN Tip of the week is to go global. If you are a member of a professional group, research the membership directory for individuals / chapters in foreign countries. Connect and build virtual transatlantic relations.
Use this tip to expand and diversity your networking reach!
Juneteenth is an unofficial holiday observing the end of slavery and marks the day (June 19, 1865) when news of emancipation reached the people in the deepest parts of the former Confederacy in Galveston, TX. It is also a time to celebrate, acknowledge and advocate for civil, human rights for African American communities.
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I am super excited about this upcoming virtual event: Think In Color Summit! It offers a platform to learn from underrepresented women in the social / digital space. I am looking forward to stirring my creative juices, networking and pivoting during these uncertain times.
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The SN Tip of the week is to register for a cultural event (via virtually or in person). Familiarize yourself with cultural norms and nuances from that particular culture or identity group. Incorporate those elements into your business and social practices, when applicable.
Use this tip to diversify 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.