Business Skills

How to Give When You’ve Only Started Networking

How To Give When You've Only Started  Networking 'Networking is simply the cultivating of mutually beneficial, give and take, win-win relationships. It works best, however, when emphasizing the “give” part.' Bob Burg If you are starting...

6 Unexpected Cs You’ll Get From Networking

  If you so choose to do searches, you'll find article after article on business networking.  How to guides, what to say guides...and yet little is focussed on some of the intangible benefits of networking,...

Top Tips from Top Networkers

  I always love getting advice from fellow expert networkers, so I thought I'd curate a few top tips from top networkers from across the country, from Dublin to Donegal, and lots of places in...

How to Network When You Are Shy

  When people see me on Zoom calls, chairing meetings or speaking, the last thing they think about me is that I am shy. But I am and always will be. Until my early twenties...

What Is a 1-2-1 And Why Are They Important?

  When I started networking, outside my corporate career, and as a representative of a small business, I kept hearing people say, book in your 1-2-1s before next week. And to be honest, I had...

Setting Your Networking Goals for 2021

  If it's not in writing then it doesn't exist.  This is a mantra I live by and one that I have espoused in any job or role I've ever had.  I learned it quickly...

6 Ways to Improve Your Linkedin Profile

  Linkedin is one of the most powerful online business to business networking tools out there.  There are umpteen articles and trainings out there on how to use it effectively, how to create your profile...

Micro Networking Opportunities

  Virtually all of our networking is now online and it's new for many people. I'll be focussing quite a few blogs on online and virtual networking in the coming weeks, but for now I wanted...

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How to Give When You’ve Only Started Networking

How To Give When You've Only Started  Networking 'Networking is simply the cultivating of mutually beneficial, give and take, win-win relationships. It works best, however,...

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