How many times have you paid money to attend a high-end business conference or networking event and never followed up with any of the connections you made? If this has happened, you’re doing a major disservice to your networking efforts as well as your career progression and business success.
Many people aspire to be a leader. Some of those people make it. Most don’t. That’s the stark reality when you aim high in your career or business.
People do business with others they know, like and trust. This concept is paramount to any business relationship. It is the key to your success as a business person. It is what will make lucrative clients want to do business with you. It is what will make senior executives want to promote you.
Last week I shared with you Part 1 of this blog post and video series. Click here to watch the video, “Conversation Skills Part 1: Comment on Your Surroundings”. In business, conversation skills are crucial. You need them to connect, engage, and move the business connection to a long-term relationship.
In my last two blog posts, I shared with you two super simple networking tips that you can use to connect better and impress at your networking events.
Do you feel that other business people naturally exude power, but you don’t? Have you ever walked into a networking event or a business meeting and felt invisible while others seemed to instantly command the room?