Networking for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs and Startups
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Networking for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs and Startups

Network to make business, not acquaintances
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Last updated 3/2017
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Includes:
  • 44 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand and apply golden principles that never fail in networking, build strategic networking not random contacts, acknowledge the importance of discipline in networking and last but not least arm themselves with vital tools to position themselves better and create valuable shortcuts towards their contacts.
  • At the end of the course students will have a clear picture of why some networking fails and some doesn't. There is a little science behind and most of the times it resides in common sense principles that are constantly ignored.
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Requirements
  • No particular knowledge is necessary, but a great will to perform networking in order to gain relevant business contacts, not just acquaintances.
Description

What you will be learning if you embark on this course? You’ll understand in depth:

  • why effective networking has some rules that actually make an etiquette that cannot be ignored if you want countable results
  • you’ll understand how to express in a short and impactful manner your business proposal
  • how not to waste people’s time and be considered instead a reliable resource on the labor market (be you employee, freelancer or entrepreneur)
  • what are the tools you need to be armed with whenever you go out hunting, otherwise there is no point in networking
  • how to make online and offline face to face good impressions - and not only impressions - but how to be sustainable in your promises
  • how to make the most of your contacts, more exactly what I call the discipline of follow up

To the point tips but also maybe fresh perspectives on several issues that will unleash tiny personal revelations on the matter. I firmly believe there is value inside, just unwrap the box and enjoy! 

Who is the target audience?
  • Freelancers, entrepreneurs, start ups who need a boost of exposure.
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Curriculum For This Course
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SECTION 1 Rules in business changed: make the most of this new reality
3 Lectures 06:09

A short introduction on what you are going to learn here and the reason why this course has a concentrated value: efficient, to the point, with valuable and immediately applicable content.

Preview 02:13

You’ll learn here the most important principle in networking. It all comes down to a single, unbreakable and unmistakable truth, simpler than you’d ever imagine.

Lecture 2. The most important principle in networking
01:20

In this lecture the name of the game will be revealed: business landscape shifted significantly towards one new reality that dictate everything. Learn to make the most of it

The secret to the whole thing; how business changed and what are the rules here
02:36
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Section 2.The essential kit of tools that position your expertise in the network
4 Lectures 13:10

In this lecture you’ll learn to make the most of a business card, as one of the most important weapons in networking: you’ll understand their function and how to benefit properly from their advantages. 

Printed visit cards are not yet dead in the digital era. They are vital actually
04:45

Find here the necessary information of a professional business email signature. There is minimum information that it must contain and this information should be organized so as to be visible, convincible, and professional.

Your email signature makes you professional. Or not.
02:11

This lecture teaches you how to construct a visual identity that has impact. Building a shortcut towards what you are is not an easy job. The overarching goal is to be able to express right to the point in the shortest amount of words and images, your relevant added value in the network. 

Design your own logo. Your identity designed is your promise made credible
02:35

This lecture deals with the importance of a well-curated own media to be able to convey controlled and consistent information. Consistency is key, affinity with the audience is also vital. How to increase credibility upfront, in an era in which people can be anyone they want to be online and it is hard to control real identities. 

Have your own media to control: your blog, your site are your home. Keep it tidy
03:39
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In-group, one to one and online networking
5 Lectures 19:38

Find here a comprehensive list of dos and don't’s whenever networking in group. “Common sense rules” refers to actually highly and constantly ignored rules. What to avoid at all cost in order to position as a refined and efficient networker.

Common sense rules in group networking
04:23

Simple and effective sine qua non rules. Some are easier to apply, others require practice. All of them mandatory!

The few first seconds to make a good impression: simple rules to get noticed
03:40

10 golden principles to bear in mind that bring new, profitable contacts
03:51

In one to one, it’s equally important to avoid common mistakes: from being concrete, establishing a goal, preparing a thorough agenda to taking action, there is a series of steps you need to take in order to avoid wasting people’s time and to get what you want from a meeting.

Capital Rules for 1:1 networking
04:04

The majority of business contacts established in a networking session are lost because no follow up is made. Learn how to preserve what you just achieved.

Preview 03:40
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Top most effective tips to gain confidence while networking
4 Lectures 15:40

4 ignored rules that make all the difference being considered interesting and being elegantly disregarded.

Networking online
03:40

An A to Z recap on the course with follow up tools. 

Wrap up on knowledge and transfer into action
05:09

Body language tips when networking under stress
02:27

About the Instructor
Mrs. Mihaela Radulescu
4.1 Average rating
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191 Students
3 Courses
Branding Consultant

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I delivered countless of public speaking on branding and leadership as well as brand engagement sessions for top companies and industries ranging from Pharmaceutical, Banking and IT fields.

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  • Degree in Philosophy
  • MA in Philosophy of Culture
  • MA in Journalism and Communication Sciences
  • Post University Degree in Social Communication and Public Relations

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