The Art of Effective Networking
and Career Inventory
Akinsola JET
http://InternetWealthDon.com
internetwealthdon@gmail.com
Making Profitable Connections
• Who do you know?
• Leverage – Explore the Opportunities!
• Remember everyone in the world ...
Playing Your Cards Right!
Alliances
Opportunities
Community Inclusion
Engaging the Community
Inclusion, Alliances and Opportunities
Negotiate
Explore
Contact
Opportunity
Solution
Strategize
Putting the pieces together
How Do You Think?
Think laterally!
There is always
more than one way
to achieve your goals.
Network =
•WHO are you?
•WHAT do you need?
•WHAT are you willing to share?
How Do We Think...
Orange
Big picture thinker, think in “pods”, comfortable
with conceptual ideas.
Red
Think in terms of c...
Awareness Heightens Achievement!
A-H-A
1. What do I like to do?
2. What am I good at?
3. What are my strengths?
4. What ar...
Common Ground
People like people who are like themselves, they buy from them, sell to them, hire them, and refer
them! Fin...
Make The First Minute Count
• Start with a smile
• Make eye contact
• Introduce yourself
• Let people know what you do
• E...
Ten Rules for Good Networking
Be prepared
Be open minded
Don’t be afraid to ask
Treat everyone in your network as an equal...
Say Thank You
Don’t waste your resources
Give without expectation
Set realistic and achievable goals
Be committed and dete...
Maslow vs. Messer
Hierarchy of Needs
Self-fulfillment
Egotistic Needs
Social Needs
Safety/Security Needs
Basic Needs
Leverage Your Connections
Using The RISE Philosophy!
The Power of Positive Linking
•Find your real motivations, interests, and talents
for work
•Identify your ideal careers
•Discover your communication and...
Email: akinsolajet@gmail.com
http://www.sfi1.biz/12369208
http://www.tripleclicks.com/12369208/ECA
https://www.sfimg.com/R...
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  1. 1. The Art of Effective Networking and Career Inventory Akinsola JET http://InternetWealthDon.com internetwealthdon@gmail.com
  2. 2. Making Profitable Connections • Who do you know? • Leverage – Explore the Opportunities! • Remember everyone in the world is part of an endless chain of connections.
  3. 3. Playing Your Cards Right!
  4. 4. Alliances
  5. 5. Opportunities
  6. 6. Community Inclusion
  7. 7. Engaging the Community
  8. 8. Inclusion, Alliances and Opportunities
  9. 9. Negotiate Explore Contact Opportunity Solution Strategize Putting the pieces together
  10. 10. How Do You Think? Think laterally! There is always more than one way to achieve your goals.
  11. 11. Network = •WHO are you? •WHAT do you need? •WHAT are you willing to share?
  12. 12. How Do We Think... Orange Big picture thinker, think in “pods”, comfortable with conceptual ideas. Red Think in terms of chapters, always need a beginning, middle and end. Green Organized, sequential in their thinking - specific and brief.
  13. 13. Awareness Heightens Achievement! A-H-A 1. What do I like to do? 2. What am I good at? 3. What are my strengths? 4. What are my weaknesses? 5. What are my hobbies/interests? 6. What associations do I belong to? 7. Who do I know? 8. What can I share? 9. What special skills do I have? 10. Am I a volunteer? Where? 11. Charity - do I have a favourite? 12. What’s my wildest dream? If money, talent and time didn’t count - what would I like to do?
  14. 14. Common Ground People like people who are like themselves, they buy from them, sell to them, hire them, and refer them! Find your common ground. What do I like to do? What am I good at? What is my favourite vacation spot? What kind of vehicle do I drive? What’s my favourite pet? What are my hobbies/interests? What associations do I belong to? What’s my social capital – who do I know? What special skills do I have? Am I a volunteer? Where? Charity – do I have a favourite? What’s my wildest dream?
  15. 15. Make The First Minute Count • Start with a smile • Make eye contact • Introduce yourself • Let people know what you do • Explain what you need • Ask how you can help them • Say thank you • Keep in touch
  16. 16. Ten Rules for Good Networking Be prepared Be open minded Don’t be afraid to ask Treat everyone in your network as an equal Build your network on information, not status 1 2 3 4 5
  17. 17. Say Thank You Don’t waste your resources Give without expectation Set realistic and achievable goals Be committed and determined to do whatever it takes 6 7 8 9 10 Ten Rules for Good Networking
  18. 18. Maslow vs. Messer Hierarchy of Needs Self-fulfillment Egotistic Needs Social Needs Safety/Security Needs Basic Needs
  19. 19. Leverage Your Connections Using The RISE Philosophy! The Power of Positive Linking
  20. 20. •Find your real motivations, interests, and talents for work •Identify your ideal careers •Discover your communication and leadership strengths Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential (MAPP)
  21. 21. Email: akinsolajet@gmail.com http://www.sfi1.biz/12369208 http://www.tripleclicks.com/12369208/ECA https://www.sfimg.com/Resources/LeadershipManager http://www.internetwealthdon.com/ http://www.interpreneurdomain.com/
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