The SN Tip of the week is to refer a friend. This could be to a mutual friend or colleague, via social media or filling out a survey. Take the time to promote someone else and offer honest comments to build their credibility!
The SN Tip of the week is reach out to the organizer of the event. Whether you do this before or after attending the function, connecting with the organizer can be very beneficial. You can gain insight on what types of people are attending or how many people are attending. You can also follow up afterwards to request to be on a mailing list or be notified of similar events from the organization of their affiliates and partners.
The SN Tip of the week is make networking meaningful! Use your chance to communicate and connect with others in a memorable or impacting way. Share a helpful advice, talk about a noteworthy experience or be a good listener. Whatever you decide to do remember to be courteous and show respect!
The SN Tip of the week is to master the art of saying: "Thank you". So quickly we can lose sight of what is important and take people or situations for granted. Showing appreciation and gratitude can definitely add value to any relationship.
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.