Maximize Your Earning Potential through Business Networking!

SUPER CHARGE Your Career through Super Networking! Learn how to introduce yourself & become a skilled conversationalist.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
    Other: 2 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Do you want a new job? Do you want a raise? ABSOLUTELY!

I will tell you the secret in four simple words: who do you know?

Nowadays, getting ahead is more about who you know, than what you know. Business networking is a must in today's corporate environment. You must be good in groups, good at meeting people, good at making sales pitches. This is all encompassed under the umbrella term of "Business Networking".

This course is designed to give you the tools you need to be a successful super networker immediately. The course is broken up into five elements of networking for you to learn and practice. Watch the course in the morning, use the tools that night! The five elements will help you whether you are a wallflower or an executive - having good business networking skills is a must for success.

The Five Elements Include:

  1. 20 Seconds of Awesome
  2. Engaged Listening
  3. Killer Whales vs. Friendly Dolphins
  4. Information Station
  5. Be The Shark

In this course each element is discussed in detail and students have the opportunity to practice the skills through quizzes, assignments, and homework. There are additional resources and tools given throughout the course and some extra super tips at the end.

If you complete this course you will be more comfortable in talking with others and using those great relationships to achieve your professional and personal goals.

You will be able to maximize your earnings potential by utilizing these 5 elements to meet more people and network with business movers and shakers. You will be able to get that raise you deserve or a find a better career.

Click the GREEN button now and Super Charge Your Career with this special networking course.

What are the requirements?

  • All you need for this course is the desire to improve at connecting to people.
  • Having video/audio recording ability will increase your ability to interact with the instructor and gain feedback, but it is not necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Students will be able to identify what networking is and why it is useful.
  • Students will be able to identify the elements of networking and how to use them successfully.
  • Students will be able to identify where they are in terms of ability in the five elements.
  • Students will learn tips and tricks for becoming better at networking.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to be more confident with their relationship building skills.
  • Anyone who is looking to improve their ability to mingle with different types of people.
  • Anyone who is about to start a new job/career

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Why Networking?
02:37

Welcome to this networking course. In this lecture I will introduce myself and give you some tips on how to get the most out of this course.

04:57

So what is networking and why it is so important. This lecture contains stories of how networking can change your life. We will cover the different reasons to consider networking an essential skill to have for everyone.

Section 2: Element 1: 20 Seconds of Awesome
02:07

Some people call it an "elevator pitch" and some call it an introduction. I think that 20 seconds of awesome is more appropriate for networking. You have to introduce yourself in a way to get noticed without sounding arrogant or pushy. Learning how to do the perfect 20 second introduction will help you in a variety of situations.

03:07

You would never think that how you say your name is so important-But it is!

09:01

What makes you awesome? What makes you different? Why would someone want to remember you? This is so important to making your first introduction. You must give people a reason to remember you. A reason to want to know more.

06:16

Many people focus just on the introduction part, but what happens after you say hi, my name is...You have to engage in conversation in order to be successful at networking. This lecture will focus on how to ask questions to engage the other person. To start building a great relationship.

02:38

So there you have it. 20 seconds of awesome includes your name, your awesomeness, and a question. This lecture will give you examples of how it is all put together.

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This is your first chance to stop and apply what you have learned so far.

Section 3: Element 2: Engaged Listening
01:21

Listening is a key element to networking. It is probably the most important piece after your introduction. This lecture is an overview of what will be covered in Element 2: Engaged Listening.

01:26

This lecture covers the definition and importance of engaged listening. Engaged listening is a whole body experience, even more than active listening. Engaged networkers focus on the details of what the other person is saying in order to remember and respond.

04:22

Becoming an engaged listener takes practice and it is a whole body experience. In this lecture we will discuss the ways to encourage engaged listening with your brain.

04:08

Yes you have ears, but there are other ways that you can listen with your body. In this lecture we will discuss open vs. closed body positions and how to increase your approachability.

03:27

Your second chance to practice your engaged networking skills. Practice makes Awesome!

Section 4: Element 3: Killer Whales vs. Friendly Dolphins
01:16

You have made the introduction, listened to the response, now what? Most networking classes end at the introduction stage, but many people struggle with how to continue conversation. It is important to know the different ways to kill or lengthen a conversation. This lectures gives you an overview of the two different types of conversational phrases: Killer Whales and Friendly Dolphins.

08:08

Killer whales are those phrases that we use that are negative in nature. Learn what killer whales phrases you are using and cut them out to increase your awesomeness.

07:14

Now that you understand how to kill a conversation, let's focus on how to continue a conversation. The friendly dolphins are phrases and words that encourage responses that are positive. These are words and phrases that will help you build long-standing, relationships.

Killer Whales vs. Friendly Dolphins
5 questions
Section 5: Element 4: Information Station
01:17

So you have a conversation and it is a success. Now, how do you use these relationships to increase your success? By Remembering Details! It is crucial that through your engaged listening, you remember details to follow-up on at a later time. This lecture overviews this section on the care and feeding of relationships.

04:49

This lecture will cover some techniques for using information from a conversation in order to remember it. A person who remembers details is often seen in a more positive light than the person who does not.

02:29

Sometimes we hear things during a conversation that we definitely need to remember for later. Items and details that we should follow up on. This lecture covers some techniques for writing down details to refer back to later.

09:20

A part of relationship building is following up. You always need to be concerned with the care and feeding of every relationship, especially when you are looking to network and use relationships to increase your success. This lecture talks about different ways of following up and which ones are appropriate for which situations.

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Homework Assignment 3: Get your network database started so you can watch it grow!

Section 6: Element 5: Be the Shark!
08:38

You can do it! You are already doing it! Having confidence is a vital part of being a super networker. You have to believe in yourself before anyone else will believe in you. In this lecture, I will share with you my own thoughts about confidence and using it in networking.

Section 7: Evaluating Your Skills
03:04

How can we really evaluate our networking without directly asking people. The answer is you have to watch yourself. Learning how to practice in front of a mirror or video camera can help you see your facial expressions and body language. Watching yourself is difficult, but it can make all the difference.

02:57

In order for something to become a habit you must practice it at least 21 times. So do you have 21 networking events on your social calendar? Probably not, but networking is something that happens everyday, you just don't realize it. Learning that networking is something you can practice everyday is crucial to becoming GREAT at it.

02:22

So now that you know the five elements and how to practice and evaluate your skills, you must make a plan. Why do you want to network? What can networking do for you? This lecture will walk you thought the development of an action plan to take your networking skills to a higher level.

Section 8: Course Summary
02:16

This course summary video gives you a quick reminder of what you have learned and the next stpes that you need to take. Now go out and Super Network!

Section 9: NEW Content!
17:18

Having an AWESOME resume is essential. As a Super Networker you must be able to send your resume at a moment's notice to a connection. These tips will help you put more AWESOME into your resume!

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Instructor Biography

Stevie Dawn Blakely, Leadership Mentor and Trainer

With over 7 years of experience in training future leaders, I am dedicated to improving the lives of others through leadership development. I believe in a positive and humorous approach to training and speaking, focusing on self-awareness and validation.

My teaching journey started many years ago as a dance teacher and coach. I have managed and owned dance studios all over the world. After an injury, I went back to school to earn my Masters degree in Sociology and am currently completing my PhD in Community College Leadership. Over the years, I have developed a deep passion for creating leaders. My current position is as a Leadership Trainer at a local community college.

I am excited to use my years of varied experience in business along with my passion for teaching to create leaders around the world using online course and Udemy! My goal is to reach out to more students and empower them to become great leaders...to Be The Shark!

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