The SN Tip of the week is perfect your elevator pitch. I can not stress the importance of having an airtight pitch for events and chance meetings. Think of it as your verbal image. It can be a branding mechanism which can separate you from the other typical networkers. Hone in your communication skills and create a dynamic and memorable pitch!
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The SN Tip of the week is update your online status. Go into your social media platforms and make sure all your info is up to date. Post any awards or promotions you may have received. Post or suggest an article for others to view or start a discussion. Upload a new picture or reach out to someone in your network!
The SN Tip of the week is be of good service. If you are offering help then be ready and available to help. Take the lead and add value or be a solution to someone. This may involve monetary resources, time or just simple care and attention. Whatever it is, do it with your whole heart.
The SN Tip of the week is to refresh your business cards. This can mean a lot of things depending on how you see (or in this case read) it. You may just need to replenish your business card holder, purse or wallet. Or you may need to update the info on your card. Or you may need to add info to your card. Whatever the case may be, make sure that by the end of the week you have nice, professional and up to date b.cards!
The SIMPLEnetworking Tip of the week is invite someone! The next time that you register for a networking event include a +1. Share and open your networks to friends, colleagues and other professionals. Be the host or hostess with the mostest! By doing this you are clearly paying it forward!
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.