The Magic of Relationships


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Krista of Redbox Studio was invited by MAD Incubator to speak at the DARE BizStart roadshow on 25th October 2012 at Hotel Ixora, Penang. She spoke about the 8 rapport boosters everyone should know before going into any network, event or business.

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The Magic of Relationships

  1. 1. The Magic of Relationships How to create amazing rapport and get the best contacts, opportunities and business Photo credit:
  2. 2. What Ill Cover:✔ Why Rapport Matters✔ 8 Rapport Boosters✔ Resources To Find Out More✔ What You Can Do Right Now
  3. 3. Krista GoonBusiness owner/partner, Redbox StudioCo-founder/vice-chairperson, WomenBizSENSEWomenBizSENSE offers women entrepreneurs a platform fornetworking and connecting with each other. Ive been honoured as afinalist for my contribution towards women entrepreneurs in the GreatWomen of Our Time Awards in 2008.You may have read about me in the September issue of The MalaysianWomens Weekly magazine.I network online and offline.
  4. 4. Why focus on this topic?
  5. 5. Most people arent very good at building rapport.oto credit:
  6. 6. Why do you needgreat rapport?
  7. 7. Rapport gets you ahead in life.Photo credit:
  8. 8. Builds your visibility. Photo credit:
  9. 9. Gets you useful contacts,customers & partners.
  10. 10. Gets you the best resources. Photo credit:
  11. 11. Creates community. Photo credit:
  12. 12. What excellent rapportbrings...
  13. 13. Contacts, opportunitiesand business!
  14. 14. People who know, like and trust you. Photo credit:
  15. 15. 8 Rapport Boosters
  16. 16. 1. Focus on how you can help the other person. Photo credit:
  17. 17. Give them value.Photo credit:
  18. 18. 2. Invest time, money and energy into relationships.Photo credit:
  19. 19. Refresh their memory.Photo credit:
  20. 20. Cultivate relationships.
  21. 21. 3. Always have an attitude of gratitude. Photo credit:
  22. 22. “Instead of thinking about what you’remissing, try thinking about what youhave that everyone else is missing.” - Anon
  23. 23. Keep a gratitude journal.Photo credit:
  24. 24. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattie
  25. 25. Write thank you notes. Photo credit:
  26. 26. Have gratitude in your heart.Always. Photo credit:
  27. 27. 4. Be a fun and memorable person.Photo credit:
  28. 28. Just be you!Photo credit:
  29. 29. Have the ability to laugh atyourself. Photo credit:
  30. 30. 5. Appreciate people.
  31. 31. Praise uplifts people andinspires them. Photo credit:
  32. 32. Let me tell you about Sue Williams.
  33. 33. “If you were going to die soon and had only onephone call you could make, who would you calland what would you say? And why are youwaiting?” - American author/poet Stephen Levine
  34. 34. 6. Be credible.
  35. 35. Stick to your promises.Photo credit:
  36. 36. Just walk the talk.
  37. 37. “Referrals arent given easily. If you dont takethe time to establish credibility, you are notgoing to get the referral. People have to get toknow you. They have to feel comfortable withwho you are and what you do.” Ivan Misner
  38. 38. 7. Surprise and wow people.
  39. 39. Remember peoples names.Photo credit:
  40. 40. Listen to understand. Photo credit:
  41. 41. Encourage talk aboutthemselves, goals anddreams.
  42. 42. Make the other person feel important. Photo credit:
  43. 43. Always believe in people. Photo credit:
  44. 44. 8. Become known as a powerfulresource for others.
  45. 45. Play matchmaker.Photo credit:
  46. 46. Get to know people well. Photo credit:
  47. 47. Give. Dont expect anything in return. Photo credit:
  48. 48. Introduce people to each other.Photo credit:
  49. 49. 8 Rapport Boosters 1. Focus on how you can help others 2. Invest time, money and energy into relationships 3. Have an attitude of gratitude 4. Be a fun and memorable person 5. Appreciate people 6. Be credible 7. Surprise and wow people 8. Be a powerful resource for others
  50. 50. Next Steps
  51. 51. Read. Photo credit:
  52. 52. Practise. (Just do it.) Photo credit:
  53. 53. “ learn and not to do is really not tolearn. To know and not to do is reallynot to know.” ― Stephen R. Covey
  54. 54. Give value to people you meet.Photo credit:
  55. 55. Explore This Topic Further
  56. 56. Krista Goon WomenBizSENSE www.womenbizsense.comPhoto credit: Facebook: Twitter: LinkedIn: