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Today, we’re going to discuss networking and how to become a super connector. So first, let's start off with the basics.
Networking is a great way to expand your connections and open up new opportunities. Whether it's to find a job, gain new clients or forge relationships with key stakeholders, having the right network can be invaluable.
That’s why today I want to share with you my top tips on building a robust professional network. Let’s start with the most obvious one: Show up early. Arriving early allows you to be present in the room when people arrive, so you can introduce yourself with ease and make a favorable first impression.
Once you meet someone new, remember to ask questions and actively listen to what they have to say. This shows that you’re interested in them and can help you create a strong connection. You don’t want to make it all about you – instead, try to focus the conversation on their work or interests.
Once the conversation has finished, don’t forget to follow up! You might want to send your new contact a personal email thanking them for talking with you or even offer advice or resources.
Finally, another great tip is to introduce yourself to the host of the meeting. If you meet the host in person or even follow them on social media, you can establish a significant contact at the very beginning of the event.
"Your Network + Your Self Worth = Your Net Worth."
By following these tips, you will build more meaningful relationships that will open up many more opportunities for professional growth. Remember that networking isn’t just about meeting people – it’s also about building trust and providing value to those who you interact with.
I hope these tips have been helpful and have given you an insight into how super connectors network. I wish you all the best in your future networking endeavours!
All the best