Monday is here! 🚀It’s time to connect. Today, let’s talk about small business networking. You might think we’re just talking about coffee or drinks, but it’s so much more than that.
“The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity.” — Keith Ferrazzi
Building a network for you and your business is important if you want to further your goals. As the saying goes, no man is an island.
Networking creates a circle of people you can resource to find new customers, discover talent, and even get some wise words.
But networking isn’t just throwing a bunch of your business cards to different people and seeing what sticks. Forbes contributor Susan Guillory recently shared her secret to effective networking, and it’s not what you’d think.
Although Guillory shares her secret to networking in everyday business interactions, many of us find ourselves at industry events, and are thrown into the waters of networking without a life boat. Here are a few tips to navigate these stormy seas.