My Networking Challenge What I Learned From 96 People By: Anna Runyan Classycareergirl.com
My Networking Barriers I never know what to say I am too I am an busy introvert Barriers I don’t I am know exhausted anyone after work
My Networking Challenge• Every month I would: o Meet with 4 people I already knew but would like to get to know even better o Meet with 4 new people• My Goal: o Learn from each person I talked to o Ask questions about how to get to the next step in my career o Meet with 96 people in 2011
The Results• Interview At My Dream Company• Confidence• Clear Direction For My Goals and Dreams• LOTS of referrals - Everyone I spoke to wanted to introduce me to someone else
What I Learned• Finding People to Network With Isn’t That Hard• Planning Ahead is Crucial to Your Success• Networking is a Waste of Time if You Don’t Take Action• Don’t Forget About Your Friends and Family
Create Your Own Challenge• Create a list of 4 people you would like to get to know• Create a list of 4 people you know but would like to get to know even better• Write down your specific goals• Find someone to keep you accountable• Take Action!