Are you using this October and key events to Network and Accelerate your Performance/Sales?
The heart of any business or job is the connection it has with other businesses and individuals that it can call upon to help meet its needs. Networking is an essential business skill designed to create, maintain and utilise interpersonal connections – But not all business people take the time to truly master this. However, without a solid understanding of how to network effectively and efficiently, no business or person can make the vital connections that it needs to survive and prosper in today’s super-connected economy. Here are some tips to help you use the Power of Networking to increase your Net Worth & Accelerate your Performance/Sales
What is Networking?
Networking is the art of building alliances both socially and professionally. NETWORKING is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organisation!
Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships that serves as the catalyst to ensure you meet the “right” people to include in your network and expand your sphere of influence.
Ultimately, it’s not about who you know … but WHO KNOWS YOU!!
Ask any senior executive, politician, community leader or successful salesperson which one skill or habit helped them excel in their career – an overwhelming majority will respond with one simple word… Networking
Networking is critical
We are constantly bombarded with advertisements, emails and sales pitches creating a cluttered message. Personal relationships enable you to stand out and rise above the noise.
- Relationships are the catalyst for success
- People do business with those they like and trust.
- Networking provides the most productive, most proficient and most enduring tactic to build relationships.
- To succeed you must continually meet new people, build relationships and leverage your network.
- Within each target market there is a number of key organisations/industry – IT, media, retail, etc these can be found on Google and are run across the province
- By networking, setting your goals clearly and confidently you will give a much better impression to your fellow networkers; giving them the confidence to recommend you, resulting in you receiving more business and accelerating your performance/sales.
Take Action Today
In business, due to a number of reasons Networking is the most important tool in developing yourself as an entrepreneur or a manager. Take action today list at least five organisations or people in which you can start networking and have a quick coffee with this week.
Best place to begin? I can help you to develop your networking skills and steer you to new contacts.
Sign up for my one-to-one Personal & Business Networking with Confidence Coaching Course: It’s packed with eye-opening networking ideas you can use to get a jump-start on attracting clients galore – no matter what business you’re in. Call now and make the next few months even more successful!
In the Personal & Business Networking with Confidence Coaching Course, you will learn how to:
- Overcome your nerves
- Portray a positive image
- Set Goals – Much like a fear of heights
- Work a Room
- Conversation Starters – Engage your fellow networkers
- Don’t Worry, Be Comfy
- Seek out your fellow Introverts
- Create and maintaining a list of contacts
- The Art of Following Up
The coaching is very interactive where you will learn practical techniques to quickly relax and look confident.
Feedback from successful business coaching clients
“Who needs networking?” was my first reaction when my attention when I signed up to be Coached. But my prejudice turned out to be false. Quickly it became clear to me that my own network would reveal its secrets more rapidly if I invested more time in it. The coaching, tips and tricks afterwards helped me a lot to keep my focus.”
“Fabulous programme, Ann really brought home the need to network and provided real life tips and guidance. Particularly impressive was Ann’s ability to grasp the nuances of the my industry and apply commercial thought to help my performance. Inspiring, focussed and great value – well done Ann.”
Always remember, people do business with those they like and trust. In every interaction and every conversation BE THAT PERSON!
Relationships are the catalyst for success. It’s that simple.
I look forward to get your ready to up your game?
I believe that the only limits to what you can achieve are the ones that you set yourself. We all have the potential to do amazing things. It just depends on what you choose, and how committed you are…!