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Successful
networking
5 tips & the mistakes to avoid
Don’t be a jerk
People naturally want to do business with
nice people.
Act like a jerk, and you’ll do your career
long-term damage.
Don’t go in with no idea of your
desired outcome
Your desired outcome will help you steer
the conversation
Zone in on key topics, such as business
challenges you can solve
Find the right balance
Be mindful of what you are being offered
& what you offer
If all you do is give with little return, it’s
time to re-evalua...
Be genuine
Be yourself
People will spot it when you are being
phoney
Know the difference: contact v.
connection
A contact will help without expecting much
in return; you have an established
relationship
A connection is someone you’ve ...
The key to successful networking:
1. Don’t be a jerk
2. Know your desired outcome
3. Find the right balance
4. Be genuine
...
Want to see more?
Visit https://www.movemeon.com
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Successful networking: 5 tips and the key mistakes to avoid

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Successful networking is more than a knack. It takes practice and learning. With this very simple presentation, you can get a head start by learning the key behaviours to adopt, and the ones to avoid.

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Successful networking: 5 tips and the key mistakes to avoid

  1. 1. Successful networking 5 tips & the mistakes to avoid
  2. 2. Don’t be a jerk
  3. 3. People naturally want to do business with nice people. Act like a jerk, and you’ll do your career long-term damage.
  4. 4. Don’t go in with no idea of your desired outcome
  5. 5. Your desired outcome will help you steer the conversation Zone in on key topics, such as business challenges you can solve
  6. 6. Find the right balance
  7. 7. Be mindful of what you are being offered & what you offer If all you do is give with little return, it’s time to re-evaluate
  8. 8. Be genuine
  9. 9. Be yourself People will spot it when you are being phoney
  10. 10. Know the difference: contact v. connection
  11. 11. A contact will help without expecting much in return; you have an established relationship A connection is someone you’ve met a few times – not yet a contact
  12. 12. The key to successful networking: 1. Don’t be a jerk 2. Know your desired outcome 3. Find the right balance 4. Be genuine 5. Know the difference between contact & connection
  13. 13. Want to see more? Visit https://www.movemeon.com

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