Business Networking Part II: How?
http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/903-business-networking-part-ii-how This lesson is part of a 4-lesson series in which Thom Singer covers why to network, how to meet people, how to build and cultivate relationships,and how to stand out from the crowd. In this lesson, he discusses how to meet people in order to expand your professional network. Additionally, he talks about pitfalls to avoid and networking myths you should not believe. Lesson Overview: 1. The biggest networking mistakes 2. How to connect with people - 6 easy first steps 3. The most egregious Networking Myths Other lessons in this series include: Business Networking: Why? (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/902) Business Networking: After We've Met (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/904) Business Networking: Standing Out (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/905) Thom Singer is an expert in social networking and developing a personal brand. He has worked in sales and marketing capacities at several Fortune 100 companies and regularly speaks to corporate audiences about the power of business relationships. Additionally, he has authored several books about professional networking and developed The Networking Quotient Quiz, an interactive survey that helps professionals measure and compare their networking skills with their peers. To learn more about Thom Singer or his books on networking, networking for women, and networking with LinkedIn, check out http://www.thomsinger.com. Thom Singer has more than 18 years of sales and marketing experience with firms such as RR Donnelley, Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP, Andrews Kurth LLP, Marsh, Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank. He is an expert in branding, positioning and networking, and has trained thousands of professionals in the art of building professional contacts that lead to increased business.