I do some networking for my business and in fact it has proven to be such a good form of marketing for me, that I am planning to do a lot more this year.
One thing that I read about quite often is how to make the most of your networking or how to be more confident in your networking. This not really something I worry too much about, being quite a confident and outgoing person.
However, I know that to some people networking is the horror of horrors – just as public speaking once was for me. And so any tips at all on more confident networking are always going to be of interest.
But there is more to confident networking than a few hints and tips. It really comes down to how confident you really are about your business and your ability to do your job or serve your clients well.
In terms of networking this is crucial, because if you don’t believe in yourself or your business proposition then you aren’t going to come across as particularly credible.
Also, if you don’t really understand what you are offering and how it benefits your clients then again when you are networking and someone asks you “What do you do?” – you aren’t going to say the right thing, which really means you won’t be making the most of your networking minute.
To make the most of your networking minute and to be more confident in your general networking you must:Read More