One of the greatest things about networking is the ability to help others by connecting people to people or people to information. You probably know these sheets of paper where you have to connect several numbered dots in order to complete a whole picture. Being a networking connector is similar, as it’s about connecting two people that complete one another in what they both need and offer.
How often do you “connect the dots” between people? When was the last time you matched people to others and helped both sides by doing so?
The best way to be a better connector is to open your eyes and ears.
All of us get exposed to a great amount of information on a daily basis, too much than our minds can even remember. While our mind ignores the non-relevant information, there are some useful pieces that can be used wisely to help others and ourselves, but only if we “connect the dots”…