We live in a digital age and those talented people working on the cutting edge of technology are leading the way. In our Thrive community, we often talk about how to use technology to help us work smarter, build our profile online and find innovative ways to speed up our systems and processes.
I happened to overhear what I think is some of the best advice I’ve heard about making your way in the business world. “No one is going to plan or manage your networking for you, so you need to”.
Going to your first networking meeting can seem daunting. But there are a few simple tricks to putting you at ease for your first Thrive foray. 1.Get happy
Most people will tell you they attend a professional event to network, yet most people don’t know how to do it effectively. So here’s my top tips on how to survive.
It’s my belief that the most successful people are the usually the best connected, this isn’t because they have the best contacts or are known more people but they instinctively know how to build develop and nurture their connections.
Beat the Brexit uncertainty – form your own strategic alliance! The impact of Brexit has sent shockwaves through the business world, and it’s no wonder people are panicking about the uncertainty ahead. However, the most successful businesses are those who are resilient in the face of uncertainty and harness it to creative, innovative change within […]
Networking is just another sales tool used to accomplish your business goals and the people who effectively use networking in a positive way seem to always enjoy the greatest return.
People can sometimes lose sight of the fact that networking is the means and not the end of their business-building and marketing activities. They desperately attend as many networking events as they can, frantically trying to pitch for new business.
Socialising is all part of networking, but networking is more extensive than this. The purpose of networking is to create connections between different people with different needs, so how do you turn the socialising and get to the point of having a deeper conversation with someone in the first place? Networking is a skill, like […]
Being a member of Thrive has opened up several business opportunities and helped me to expand my network of professional contacts, many of whom have become friends. I’ve been impressed by how several aspects of Thrive has helped change and shape my business.