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My talk on how to network and my advice about useful business cards, originally created for presentation in an Ignite format event (20 slides in 5 minutes)

My talk on how to network and my advice about useful business cards, originally created for presentation in an Ignite format event (20 slides in 5 minutes)

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  • 1. A few words from Shannon Clark
  • 2. Crowded rooms. Usually nametags w/company. Lots of scanning. Taught to spend no more than 2 minutes before moving on. “ speed networking” All about what can you do for me…
  • 3. Same room. Very different results. Starting with goal. Networking is about giving.
  • 4.
    • Listen, really listen
  • 5.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
  • 6.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
    • Be concise and clear
  • 7.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
    • Be concise and clear
    • Parties and events are the starting point, not the end
  • 8.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
    • Be concise and clear
    • Parties and events are the starting point, not the end
    • It is NOT quid-pro-quo
  • 9.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
    • Be concise and clear
    • Parties and events are the starting point, not the end
    • It is NOT quid-pro-quo
    • Know what to ask for and ask for it
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • Listen, really listen
    • Network to give
    • Be concise and clear
    • Parties and events are the starting point, not the end
    • It is NOT quid-pro-quo
    • Know what to ask for and ask for it
  • 12.
    • Make your card useful
  • 13.
    • Make your card useful
    • Write notes immediately
  • 14.
    • Make your card useful
    • Write notes immediately
    • Discard immediately (as needed)
  • 15.
    • Make your card useful
    • Write notes immediately
    • Discard immediately (as needed)
    • Provide context
  • 16.
    • Make your card useful
    • Write notes immediately
    • Discard immediately (as needed)
    • Provide context
    • Convert to digital quickly
  • 17.  
  • 18.
    • Make your card useful
    • Write notes immediately
    • Discard immediately (as needed)
    • Provide context
    • Convert to digital quickly
    • And don’t forget – Networking is about giving
  • 19.
    • This talk is based on two posts to my blog+ years of experiences at 100’s of events
    • Please visit:
    • shannonclark.wordpress.com/tag/networking
  • 20.
    • Nearness Function
    • Advertising that gets you closer
    • Shannon Clark
    • Partner and co-founder
    • e. [email_address]
    • c. 1.510.333.0295
    • skype /twitter. rycaut
    • blog. http://shannonclark.wordpress.com
    • 1706 Church St. #1125 San Francisco, CA 94131