I was just looking back at this post on business networking I made earlier this year. If you missed it, check it out now.
I hope you enjoy this opinion on networking written by Karin Conway, Your Connections Coach, helping you connect to the people and resources you need to succeed.
What Is Networking?
If you asked my husband this question, the IT guy, he would probably give you some long answer about connectivity, systems, servers, data and on and on. But in my world it’s much simpler. My version of networking goes something like this…
Networking is the art of building your sphere of influence through deliberate attempts to connect to other humans and display a definite purpose of helping others. (Notice I didn’t say anything about sales, marketing and all the other things we might normally associate with networking.)
Networking in business is NOT all about perfecting your sales pitch and trying to get in front of as many people as possible to barf a sales…
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