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.
Do you have you a networking strategy? There’s more to networking than ‘turning up’! From identifying who you want to connect with, to knowing where to find them, there are some essential questions you should answer in order to create a networking plan that will work for you.
Thrive ‘Launch Do’ Tuesday July 8th, 12 noon – 2.00pm Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, NR3 1LB. We are delighted to be hosting the Thrive Launch at Maids Head Hotel, on Tuesday 8th July 12 noon to 2.00pm. This is a big thank you for those who have decided to be part of our new Thrive Networking Groups. […]
If you are an entrepreneur, professional, or an opportunity seeker looking to network with people who have the following qualities:
Business life has always been about connections and the best business leaders spend decades building and cultivating relationships. So having a strong network will be one of the best tools a businessperson can have and one of their most valuable assets, of course we all cherish our networks and are naturally cautious about jeopardising them.
Just 18% of Britons trust politicians to tell the truth compared to 21% trusting journalists and bankers and 24% who trust estate agents*. Public trust in these people and organisations have been badly shaken and ordinary people feel that they are being made to bear the costs of their follies.
Networking is considered one of the most cost-effective and powerful ways to generate new business and it’s no secret that making connections and good quality contacts are among the way that top business leaders acquire new leads and sales, then why do so many business people struggle when it comes to making connections and networking?
What is the Thrive Business Showcase? It’syour chance to show that you are the authority in your sector and to make sure that your network really understands your business as much as possible and in as much depth as they can. You need to make it simple for people to generate referrals for you.
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Many business people don’t bother with asking for leads and connections. It might be that they find asking uncomfortable or just assume their friends, customers and clients will pass along good words about them. They hope to get new work, of course, but they don’t do anything about it.