Have you ever watched two young children meet each other for the first time? They are usually introduced, look each other warily up and down for a few seconds and then one says something like, “Do you want to go and play on the trampoline?” Sometimes, prompted or not, it is off they go. Give them exactly three minutes and they are chatting and playing away, and within the hour they have become firm friends.
Category: Networking For Success
I recently had the pleasure of joining brand guru Melissa Simkins to discuss the topic of expert networking. Here are a few of the key points that came out of the conversation.
Be a go-giver
We often think of networking as the process of approaching others whom we believe have something to offer us. But the most successful networkers strive to provide value to their contacts, as well.