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Rockstar Networking
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Rockstar Networking

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Amy Eastlack and I conducted a seminar on networking in the Fall of 2010. I wanted to share the slides with everyone as I know many of my friends are working on utilizing their LinkedIn accounts …

Amy Eastlack and I conducted a seminar on networking in the Fall of 2010. I wanted to share the slides with everyone as I know many of my friends are working on utilizing their LinkedIn accounts better

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  • -Discover what you have to offer -Be genuine -Don’t bother with anyone that you just aren’t interested in -You shouldn’t just be doing this after hours – but you should be doing it then too
  • -Handout Check Yourself and Week Sheet -Allow about 5 minutes for answers
  • -Discuss answers -Develop individual brands -Emphasize being yourself
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    • 1. Rockstar Networking November 9, 2010 Ginger Germani, Virginia National Bank Amy Eastlack, SuzySaid Charlottesville
    • 2. Your Stars
      • Ginger Germani
        • Treasury Management Officer, Virginia National Bank
        • Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA Critter Ball Silent Auction Chair
        • Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Round Table Executive Committee
    • 3. Your Stars
      • Amy Eastlack
        • Owner, SuzySaid, LLC
        • Blogger
        • Volunteer Chair, Cale Elementary PTO
        • Junior League of Charlottesville
        • CBS19 Contributing Guest
    • 4. The Skinny
      • Not your mama’s networking seminar
          • Some of our advice is textbook – Most of it is NOT
          • Be yourself and know exactly who that is
          • Networking is a lifestyle, not an event you attend
    • 5. Check Yourself
      • Develop your brand
      • Choose the right networking path for YOU
      • Recognize opportunities and take them
      • Get Involved
      • Get logged on
    • 6. Tuning in to You
      • Develop your brand
        • What is important to you?
        • Understand your strengths
        • Look at where you spend your time
        • Schedule with a purpose
    • 7. Develop Your Network
      • Your clients
        • How much do you know about your clients’ businesses and who they work with?
        • When was the last time you sent a client business?
      • Your network is not limited to your direct clients
      • Conclusions from Handout:
        • Where are you truly spending your time
        • Then where you’d prefer to spend your time
        • Where should you be spending your time to enhance and grow your business?
    • 8. Develop Your Network
    • 9. Networking Opportunities
      • Networking is not limited to “networking events”
      • Other opportunities include:
        • Community involvement
          • Volunteerism
          • Civic organizations
          • Professional organizations
        • Social Media/Social Networking
          • Linked In
          • Twitter
          • Facebook
    • 10. Community Involvement
      • Choose your community involvement based on what your true interests and beliefs are
      • Also consider if there are certain organizations that align with your business
      • There are over 700 non-profit organizations in Charlottesville
      • Not sure where to start?
        • United Way – Shaele Wood
        • The Center for Non-profit Excellence (CNE)
    • 11. Center Stage
      • You knew we had to cover Networking “Events”
        • How to choose your events wisely
        • Free Events
        • Rehearsal?
        • Your Groupies
        • Business Cards
    • 12. Social Media
      • Social media is an incredible on-line networking tool
      • Different platforms serve different purposes
        • Connecting - LinkedIn, Facebook
        • Discover – Twitter, Delicious,
        • Collaborate - Wikipedia
        • Publish – YouTube, WordPress
      • Figure out what best for you
    • 13. Social Media
      • Using social media for networking purposes
        • Build relationships through conversations
        • Connect others to one another
        • Establish yourself as an expert in your field
          • Share important information
          • Link to your own sites, as well as others
          • Be a person not just an encyclopedia
          • Don’t spam
    • 14. Raise Your Glass
      • It’s time to be all about you (by being all about everyone else)
        • Who is going to be in your network?
        • How will you educated and work with them?
        • What are you going to get involved in?
        • What are you going to get out of?
        • What is your next step?

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