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The Art of Networking - Idea Village Entrepreneurial Seminar, May 12, 2010

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Want to expand your circles but don't know how? Does the word networking scare you? Come to this session and change all of that. With tips and tools to identify opportunities and shape your networking skills, you'll leave with concrete ideas to attack networking and build new relationships that matter for building and growing your business.

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The Art of Networking - Idea Village Entrepreneurial Seminar, May 12, 2010

  1. 1. The Art of Networking Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  2. 2. Introduction Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  3. 3. Building Community Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  4. 4. Building Connections Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  5. 5. What is Networking? (hint: it’s all about the people) Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  6. 6. Identifying Opportunities Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  7. 7. Engage Online and Offline Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  8. 8. Plan of Attack Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  9. 9. Before You Go Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com Practice your pitch <ul><li>Do online research </li></ul><ul><li>Practice your pitch </li></ul><ul><li>RSVP </li></ul><ul><li>Send organizers a note </li></ul><ul><li>Identify people to meet </li></ul>
  10. 10. What to Take with You Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com <ul><li>Business cards </li></ul><ul><li>Pen and paper </li></ul><ul><li>Cash (bar & valet) </li></ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul>
  11. 11. Brass Tacks Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com <ul><li>What to wear </li></ul><ul><li>Body language </li></ul><ul><li>Timing </li></ul>
  12. 12. Visualize Success Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  13. 13. The “One Hand Free” Rule Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  14. 14. Create Triangles and Perimeters Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  15. 15. Quantity Over Quality … Sometimes Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  16. 16. The Halftime Show Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  17. 17. Your Escape Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com <ul><li>Find the host early </li></ul><ul><li>Hellos, not goodbyes </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be the last one to leave </li></ul>
  18. 18. Follow Up and Engage Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  19. 19. Rinse and Repeat Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com
  20. 20. Questions? Contact me Sloane Berrent | @sloane thecausemopolitan.com | answerwithaction. com <ul><li>[email_address] com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @sloane </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.thecausemopolitan. com </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.answerwithaction. com </li></ul>

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