You’ve been told you should network more, but you don’t like networking. You find it overwhelming, exhausting, and it fills you with worry about whether or not you are doing it “right.” According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, “People who are referred for a job are a whopping nine times more likely to get it.”
But people don’t network as much as they could because they don’t like it. In this episode, I’m going to share some useful, relevant, and less daunting strategies to help you get out of your way and start networking more intentionally so you can invite people into your network who you want there. Plus, I’ll share some tips on how you can network virtually and create a strategy that works for you to build your network more intentionally and authentically.
According to Alan Collins, “Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity, and time.” That’s great advice and I couldn’t agree more.
Key Topics & Time Stamps:
· Unpacking Everything, You’ve Heard About Networking (3:48)
· Focusing on Your Knowledge Economy and Sufficiency (10:53)
· My Speed Networking Experience (16:03)
· Strategies to Help You Build Your Network Moving Forward (18:37)
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