Lots of people like to talk about innovation; actually doing it is something else. What I’ve learned in the past five years is that before innovating, leading the way and possibly f*cking up, some groundwork is needed. This groundwork consists of research that can actually lead you and your company to strategic choices that will not only have short but also long term effect.
A couple of months ago, a client asked me to advise them on their marketing and sales strategy. I noticed something was missing, which didn’t allow me to innovate, lead or f*ck up. I had no…
Five weeks ago we started with the topic your personal networking style. Four weeks ago we looked at your authentic brand story. One week later we discussed your target audience. Two weeks ago we had a look at your contacts and last week at your online visibility. This final week we will focus on your offline visibility.
“How can I improve my networking, presentation and organising skills?”
After handling the topics personal networking style, your story, audience and contacts, this week it is time for the topic: Online Visibility.
“I want to use social media in order to be more visible online, how should I start?”
Three weeks ago you have learned more about your personal networking style. Two weeks ago we have been looking at your story. Last week we took a look at your target audience. This week we are going to dive into the topic: Contacts.
“What is the best way to build a solid network of relevant contacts?”
Last week you have learned more about your personal networking style. This week we are going to have a look at: Your Story.
“What kind of message about my expertise or business will attract the right people?”
Last week was an introduction in Business Connecting with basic information about the 6 steps. This week is about: You.
“I hate networking but I want more people to get to know my work, what should I do?”
Professionals and businesses who want to become more visible and turn relevant contacts into profitable relationships. You are an entrepreneur, an employee or a job seeker looking for ways to increase your own or your business’s impact. You prefer to connect with other people on the basis of authenticity, trust and sincere interest. You want to acquire knowledge of modern, authentic networking.
Business Connecting is important now because of:
1. Technological unemployment and end of lifetime jobs.
2. Online visibility through global connection…
12 Years ago a friend told me that I should start organising professional networking trainings. I asked her why she suggested this? She told me that what I was doing all the time was something a lot of people didn’t get and were, therefore, missing valuable work and business opportunities. At that time I was often organising small events, meeting interesting people I found on LinkedIn for a coffee and connecting people I knew because of job or business purposes for them. I also managed to stay in contact with the people I met by afterwards meeting them again in…