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
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 […]
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.
On Thursday 8th July, local businesswoman, Lorna Burroughes, will celebrate the launch of her own networking group, Thrive networking.
Some ideas for your Elevator Pitch So what do people like to hear? People like stories. People like emotions. People like to hear about success. Facts tell, stories sell.
Why do so many feel uncomfortable when networking? Treat networking like a game and remember you, too, have something to offer. The definition of networking is “connecting to build two-way relationships for the long term.”
Have a purpose for your networking meeting. Don’t go to a networking meeting unprepared.
One of the biggest myths in business is that you must have a large network if you want to succeed. The reality is that the size of your network is not what’s important. It’s the influence of the people within your network that counts. So stop wasting your time swapping business cards at networking events. Many of the people […]