Last year Cheryl Cade gave up her day job to embark on a business built around her true passion – beer! Now she and her husband Mark run The Thirst Consultants, a company committed to celebrating beer and elevating its reputation. Here Cheryl tells us about turning her hobby into a living, and how networking is key to making her business a success! Read more
When I went along to my first Thrive meeting I had no idea that, just a few weeks later, I’d be handling the public relations for a music festival.
It all happened so organically, in the way that many Thrive connections do, during the second conversation I had with one of my fellow group members. Read more
Developing relationships with fellow business people is the key to long-term success. Get good at networking and see your business soar. Read more
A “professional network” is actually a group of business people who like each other and are willing to help each other out.
It’s about making connections by building solid relationships, it’s no more difficult than that. Read more
The way of networking is changing – we have to change and to modernise, but do not discount the face-to-face method, as nothing can supersede in-person networking, it is this that creates a fundamental personal relationship. Read more
Networking provides you with a great source of contacts and connections which often helps opens the door to talk to highly influential people that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to easily talk to or even connect with. Read more
Thrive ‘Launch Do’
Tuesday July 8th, 12 noon – 2.00pm
Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, NR3 1LB.
You and I know Christmas is a once a year occurrence, but networking is a year-round endeavour, networking is something that should be done by everyone 365 days a year because networking is how you get ahead and stay ahead in business and in life. Read more
In a business networking group, apart from the quality of your products and your service, it’s the relationships you create in your networking group which is important. Read more
Don’t waste your time going to networking functions unless you are willing to work at building solid professional relationships.
If you are not networking for the long haul, stay at home.
Networking that will grow your business, attract long-lasting business associates and develop a solid referral base is about building relationships built on trust and respect.
Do not keep your objectives and networking missions to yourself.
By letting everyone know about you and your plans, you create a support system with sound advice for growth and development. Share your ideas and plans with your colleagues, your trusted networking group, friends and family. Read more