Business networking doesn't have to be difficult. Doing it comfortably and effectively is not as hard as you might think. The trick is to understand the process of networking.
Anyone can learn to network easily and make connections to improve their career, get more business or expand their professional connections. It's not about personality... it's about the process. Understand the process and you know exactly what to do and when to do it. That means no more guesswork. No more wondering what to say. No more struggle to spit out an uncomfortable 'elevator speech'. Follow the process and make connections faster, more easily and more comfortably than ever before.
There are 5 Keys to Networking Success and you'll learn what they are in this new way to approach professional networking. I make it simple to learn, and easy to use. You'll have a path to follow as soon as your done watching the lessons.
Do you know you should be networking but you avoid it?
Is meeting people uncomfortable and stressful for you?
Are you trying to meet people professionally but you're just not getting the results you want?
Do you collect business cards but aren't getting enough leads or referrals?
Have you spent too much of your time following up with people you've met only to get no reply to your emails or no return calls from your voice mails?
You are not crazy... there is a reason this is happening. It may just be that you are fighting the networking process instead of working with it. In order to be successful in today's information overload, instant gratitude business environment you need a secret weapon.
That weapon is the networking process itself. You can't improve what you don't understand. By understanding what is really happening when you networking and meet people professionally you can create an effective strategy to get follow up meetings, build relationships and make more money.
In this course you will...
This course is full of useful information that will allow you to learn to network more effectively and truly connect with people who matter to your business. This can help you open doors to opportunities like never before... even if you've hated networking before. This fresh new approach to meeting people and developing professional relationships will show you how to free yourself from the anxiety of networking events and put you on the path to becoming a networking master!
Let's get started!
Welcome to Networking Secrets Revealed... maybe you'll have some experience with these problems people have when they are networking.
In order to know why we are networking, it is important to learn about The Networking Principle that guides all our actions as we meet people professionally.
You can't improve what you don't understand. Now you'll learn the 5 Stage process that happens when you network... and why Stage 3 is so critical to your success.
Now that you know what the 5 Stages are we need to talk about how to work the process to your advantage. The 3 Pivotal Moments will point you in the right direction.
This review of the 5 Stages of Networking will help you remember what happens and what you need to be focusing on at each stage of the process.
This lesson will introduce you to the 5 Keys of Successful Networking... the formula for networking success.
We continue with the last two keys from the 5 Keys to Networking Success.
Business is about people and relationships. The quality of your connections can make a huge difference in your business success. My mission is to help you to network naturally, present powerfully and sell successfully, regardless of your industry.
Connections are the key. If you're not connecting with people, you're just collecting business cards. My goal is to design and deliver relevant, effective and entertaining programs that teach practical networking, presentation and selling skills for those committed to taking action. Improvement requires action, knowing what action requires knowledge and skill... that's where I can help.
If you can't access and use the information in a course, it's useless to you. Pitch for Success is all about teaching practical skills that anyone can use immediately to improve their ability to network, present and sell to really engage authentically with people. Whether that's at a networking event, presenting to a group of co-workers, or engaging in a selling conversation with a potential client, the ability to get people's attention and draw them into a meaningful conversation is critical. I want to help you make it natural and comfortable.
I bring all my experience to bear when I teach. I meld my IT technical and training background, 20 years of sales experience ($40 million in closed business), some brain science, a dose of psychology, a lifetime of living as a small business entrepreneur and 15 years of screenwriting into useful and fun courses to help you learn the skills you need to succeed. My career has taken me from the world of television, through two decades in technology sales, then to teaching IT engineering classes for Cisco, launching my own online training company, and most recently acting as a business advisor for the Small Business Administration in Virginia (SBDC). It all comes together to help me craft high quality learning for you that makes it easier and more fun to build the skills and confidence you need to meet and exceed your goals..
I strive to bring a fresh perspective to how people communicate and succeed in business and life, so you can learn the tools to naturally, comfortably and authentically stand out in a world crowded with noise and information.