Intro<br />10 ways networking<br />Is like dating<br />Beverly Cornell<br />Director of Awesome<br />September 14, 2011<br />
3…2…1…GO!!<br />1. Be Ready<br />Do all the work you need to do to get on the market<br /><ul><li>Resume
Product knowledge etc.</li></li></ul><li>Don’t sit in basement playing video games<br />2. Go out on the town<br />Busines...
Time is precious<br />3. Work the Room<br />Speed date with folks <br />
You only have one shot!<br />4. Make a Great First impression<br /><ul><li>Be positive
Dress for the group</li></li></ul><li>Be interested!<br />5. Ask Good Questions<br />People love to talk about themselves<...
But keep some mystery!! <br />6. Be Interesting<br />Know the industry you want to get into and have some topics ready to ...
Sweet and simple<br />7. Set a First Date<br />Ask to get together for coffee<br />
Being on time is late! Early is on time…<br />8. Show Up<br />Be on time<br />
Surprise and Delight<br />9. Be Thoughtful<br />Articles or events they may like<br />Open doors for them<br />Law of reci...
Jump in! <br />10. Commit<br />Join clubs<br />Get on committees<br />Serve in leadership/boards<br />
Beverly.Cornell@mangolanguages.com<br />Twitter: @beverlycornell<br />Linkedin: Beverly Cornell<br />Questions<br />
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10 Ways Networking is like Dating

  1. 1. Intro<br />10 ways networking<br />Is like dating<br />Beverly Cornell<br />Director of Awesome<br />September 14, 2011<br />
  2. 2. 3…2…1…GO!!<br />1. Be Ready<br />Do all the work you need to do to get on the market<br /><ul><li>Resume
  3. 3. Product knowledge etc.</li></li></ul><li>Don’t sit in basement playing video games<br />2. Go out on the town<br />Business clubs<br />Non profits<br />Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+)<br />
  4. 4. Time is precious<br />3. Work the Room<br />Speed date with folks <br />
  5. 5. You only have one shot!<br />4. Make a Great First impression<br /><ul><li>Be positive
  6. 6. Dress for the group</li></li></ul><li>Be interested!<br />5. Ask Good Questions<br />People love to talk about themselves<br />
  7. 7. But keep some mystery!! <br />6. Be Interesting<br />Know the industry you want to get into and have some topics ready to discuss<br />
  8. 8. Sweet and simple<br />7. Set a First Date<br />Ask to get together for coffee<br />
  9. 9. Being on time is late! Early is on time…<br />8. Show Up<br />Be on time<br />
  10. 10. Surprise and Delight<br />9. Be Thoughtful<br />Articles or events they may like<br />Open doors for them<br />Law of reciprocity<br />
  11. 11. Jump in! <br />10. Commit<br />Join clubs<br />Get on committees<br />Serve in leadership/boards<br />
  12. 12. Beverly.Cornell@mangolanguages.com<br />Twitter: @beverlycornell<br />Linkedin: Beverly Cornell<br />Questions<br />

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