Networking is an essential part of lead generation for many small and large businesses. Yet, so many networking event attendees get their approach badly wrong by trying to over-sell to the room. Despite this, correcting the errors is relatively simple. To that end, in this blog, we provide our 10 essential networking tips to ensure that you gain more from business networking.
The latest in our series of guest blogs comes from Eilidh Milnes, a motivational speaker for confidence known as ‘Captain Positive!’ She explains how businesses small and large can gain more from networking.
Every business is in sales and part of that is networking with confidence. Networking is a skill, not a task. Tasks are things such as loading the washing machine, taking out the dustbin, cutting the grass. Networking is a skill and as such should be enjoyed.
Never Eat Alone…
Can teach you a lot about networking. The most important point is, it’s […]
We’ve had a lot of positive feedback about my blog on how to succeed at networking on the business scene website so I thought we should flag it on our own blog. How do you measure up? http://tinyurl.com/d9875yc
I have had a very busy and productive week and it’s only Thursday morning. Reflecting before the end of the week with a day in the office ahead of me, I thought about what I’ve done this week to move my business forward.
In SME-land, we don’t have armies of people to do newbusiness. Companies with owner-drivers can only rely on themselves to generate new business. It’s definitely about DIY. We are lucky since we have our own telemarketing team that do client work and a business development manager in the North West in […]
I had a terrific one to one networking meeting in London last week with James Isaacs of BCR Associates. James also is Regional Business Director for Legal & General and is a very impressive chap. What struck me was James’s openness and genuine desire to help in advance of any reciprocation from my side. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with James and it brought home to me yet again the value of relationships, the importance of genuine win-win and the importance of giving and reciprocation before receiving in a networking context. James and I both made […]