Key to Successful Networking


  • Clarify your career goals.
  • Develop long-term win-win relationship.
  • Nurture your networks daily.
  • Be actively involved in your community.
  • Meet as many people as you can.
  • Take your business cards everywhere.
  • Collect more business cards than you give out.
  • At a networking event, act like a host or hostess, not a guest.
  • Become an interested person.
  • Develop and use your listening skills.
  • Take people risks.
  • Master the art of small talk.
  • Take yourself lightly.
  • Work smarter, not harder.
  • Take action daily toward your goals.
  • Be your own energy manager.
  • Learn to ask for what you want.
  • Say "thank you."
  • Acknowledge your skills and talents.
  • Becomes an inverse paranoid - decide the world is conspiring for you.
  • Determine your priorities, protect your energy.
  • Networkers are human beings, not human doers.