Why network? Successful networking, like any other business activity, is more affective when you have clearly defined goals, this will go a long way to making them into positive habits.
The reason we become members of Thrive is for referrals—for a personal introduction to those with whom we want to do business. As members of Thrive we subscribe to the know like and trust ethos.
At Thrive we wholeheartedly believe that people do business with those they know like and trust. It’s not just who you know – the saying people do business with people comes to mind!
What is networking? I think in truth networking is building good quality relationships before you need them. It can be a brief conversation with someone you already know or a simple act of kindness.
As a country person at heart when you’re networking I like to think of networking as planting a seed, a seed of relationships.
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 […]