The New Networking
5 Tips to Network with Confidence
You don’t need so-called “networking events” to network. Everywhere you go -- so long as there are other people around -- is a networking opportunity.
Strike up a conversation and seek to establish immediate rapport (and trust) through a common friend, community leader, school, job, etc.
Consider how you can use your network to help them. Can you introduce them to someone you know?
Create the connection on the spot with Connector Street.
You just expanded their network with an invaluable introduction! Don’t worry about them helping you in return. As they say what goes around comes around.
After making the introduction, follow up with both contacts to see how everything worked out.