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.
We want the best for you and your business, so Thrive is structured to develop 121 appointments or meetings, which allows you to fast track business possibilities and opportunities.
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?
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.
Are you meeting as many different people as possible at different events and collecting the maximum number of business cards? Are you playing the networking numbers game? I believe that this is like being on a carousel, just keep going round and around and getting nowhere, starting from scratch every time you network.
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.”
When networking the aim is to achieve results that positively influence your business, yes, the primary reason you’re networking is to get referrals, but you also gain access to professionals in almost every type of business and to do this you need to have set some overall goals for your networking activities, which will undoubtedly open new […]
Conversation or presentation? The Thrive business showcase is to enable members to paint a clear picture of who they need to meet and why and to trigger referrals as a result.