* What is the most common mistake people make at networking events, and how can you avoid it? * When is the best time to arrive at networking events? * What are people looking to find at networking events? * And what can you do to work the room like a pro?
We are going to discover all that and more!
Allow me to introduce you to Ilana Eberson, Queen Yenta of Business Matchmaking and networking events, who shares all that and more valuable lessons
and stories in this fascinating podcast below!(more…)
I would like to share a personal story with you about my early days, when I didn’t know how to network that well:
Many years ago, when I started my career, I often found myself a little stressed when networking with others. I was insecure, yet wanted others to “discover me”. I was nervous and somewhat embarrassed.
This mental state of mind made me talk too much and not really think about what I was saying… and this is where it can get a little “dangerous”.
When I met people for the first time, I often said things that portrayed me as a different person than who I really am…. It was hard to form the business relationshipsI wanted with them, as these were the people I felt most nervous with.
2014 is here and this is the time to give thanks and remember all those amazing people surrounding us. The people that were here for us in the last year and those we want to strengthen our connection with in the new year.
You see, research shows that being grateful grounds us and enable us to celebrate the present and notice the good and positive things in our lives. Once we realise that we feel good and magnify the goodness we spread out! It also makes s treat those people we appreciate better and strengthens these relationships.
In this article we will focus on the groups of people that we can be grateful for: 1) Close family
3) Potential clients and mentors
4) Yourself! (more…)