The Time to Grow Your Network is Before You Need It

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Ignite Columbus presentation by Mike McBride

11/13/08
http://IgniteCbus.com

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The Time to Grow Your Network is Before You Need It

  1. “ The time to grow your network is before you need it!”
  2. “ The time to grow your network is before you need it!” <ul><li>But, I’m shy…… </li></ul>
  3. On the Other Hand…. <ul><li>Photo by Lee LeFever </li></ul>
  4. Get Over Your Fears <ul><li>Who’s Paying Attention? </li></ul>
  5. Get Over Your Fears <ul><li>Who’s Paying Attention? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Not About You </li></ul>
  6. Get Over Your Fears <ul><li>Who’s Paying Attention? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Not About You </li></ul><ul><li>You’re not getting married </li></ul>
  7. You Don’t have to be Great <ul><li>No Charisma? No big deal! </li></ul>
  8. How to Stand Out, Now!
  9. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>LISTEN!!!!! </li></ul>
  10. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>LISTEN!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN MORE!!! </li></ul>
  11. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>LISTEN!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN MORE!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN and CONNECT!!! </li></ul>
  12. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>LISTEN!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN MORE!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN and CONNECT!!! </li></ul><ul><li>LISTEN BETTER!!! </li></ul>
  13. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>Ask questions, show an interest! </li></ul>
  14. How to Stand Out, Now! <ul><li>Set aside time to think about other people </li></ul>
  15. Technology Can Help
  16. Technology Can Help <ul><li>Set Reminders to Follow Up </li></ul>
  17. Technology Can Help <ul><li>Set Reminders to Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Notes! </li></ul>
  18. Technology Can Help <ul><li>Set Reminders to Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Notes! </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul>
  19. Practice, Practice, Practice <ul><li>Not just at networking events </li></ul>
  20. Speaking of Making Contact <ul><li>@mikemac29 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.mikemcbrideonline.com </li></ul>

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