With further announcements today from the Government around businesses, networking and events – look no further than here, we are delighted to advise you that Thrive Connect has evolved again, we are all very much not just in an onwards state of mind but we want to help us take on an upwards one as […]
Thrive meetings on Zoom – how businesses are meeting in virtual groups to support each other through Coronavirus
When Norfolk went into lockdown every business owner felt the impact And for Lorna Burroughes, founder of the Norwich-based Thrive, networking group, it meant switching almost overnight to online video meetings instead of the traditional face-to-face sessions that the group’s 70 odd members were used to. Instead of attending weekly gatherings at the usual Norwich locations […]
We’ve sparked a bit of conversation about the difference between networking and relationship-building, we think that it’s huge… but to us what is interesting that some people don’t know or see the difference.
Any relationship in life is important, relationships are just as important in business as in your personal life. By nature we are naturally social creatures, we want friendships and good constructive interactions, just as we want food and water. So it makes sense that the better our working relationships are, the happier and more productive […]
What is your strategy for business networking? Do you go into the room hoping to sell directly to someone, or are you there to make connections with other business people?
Summer’s a great time to grow your network, you’re getting tons of auto-reply holiday messages and voicemail greetings that promise a return call when your contact is back in the office … after the holidays or no reply at all!