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 […]
Connections count! Developing relationships with fellow business people is the key to long-term success. Get good at networking and see your business soar.
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1. On the first party of Christmas Networking my true love gave to me . . . The Office Party Opp-or-tunity!
You can’t be successful at networking if you don’t understand what it is. Surprisingly, many people have the wrong idea about it. Before you can begin, you should have a clear idea of what networking is not. Networking is not about being pushy or aggressive.
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.
Many people seem to think that networking for their business is all about meeting lots of people. Do you seriously believe that barely getting to know loads of different people will mysteriously produce sales?
On Thursday 8th July, local businesswoman, Lorna Burroughes, will celebrate the launch of her own networking group, Thrive networking.