Here’s my take on the mystery behind the magic of successful networking. Golf anyone? Yes, there is a connection, I promise. For serious golfers or enthusiasts, you want to be on par with the hole. Let’s focus on Par-3, the distance is shorter and for some, ok for me, easier. A Par-3 hole, is a hole that an expert golfer is expected to need only three strokes to complete. Planning, action, and reward are my top three steps and Par-3 for networking.
Networking is a short amount of time to make a connection and should be fun! Leave all the prepared speeches at home! Networking is about building relationships. Keep in mind these 3 easy steps and you’ll be on PAR to have a great event: Continue reading Networking on PAR: 3 Easy Steps
[Image via Renegade HR]
- Do you currently own or have you ever owned a twitter account? If yes:
- Do you use it more than once a month? If yes:
- Do you use it as a therapist? If yes, you might want to tone it down a bit. No one likes a whiner! If no:
- Do you use it because you read/heard/saw on The Today Show/Tosh 2.0 that it offers a lot of networking opportunities? If yes:
- Do you think you’ve taken advantage of these networking opportunities? If yes, why are you still reading this article? Tweet my headline and get back to networking! If no: read on.
So here’s the deal, would-be networkers: SPC is a huge conference stuffed with “influencers” and “inventors” and “evangelizers” and other people of import. Unless you snag a front row seat at one of their sessions or have a honing pigeon ability that tends to kick in da club, you may not be able to meet these poobahs in real life. But you can meet, shoot the breeze, swap Qwickster jokes and photos of the grandkids, divulge industry secrets etc… with them on Twitter.
“But howwwww do I do that no one likes me sad face going to cry into my spplatypus now,” you say? Here are the steps: Continue reading SPC11 Tweeting Guide: How to Use Twitter to Become Rich, Attractive and Popular