Category Archives: Networking

How Do I Handle Awkward Business Networking Moments?

I just got asked this question at a firm I was speaking at by a financial advisor. It would have been awkward if I didn’t have a good answer. I shared my most awkward business networking moment as part of my response.

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Video – Stay In Touch With Those You Like – Business Networking

In this episode of 3 Minute Rounds, I’ll give you some pointers for how to stay in touch when meeting someone you like at a business networking event (’cause you probably don’t care if you stay in touch with someone you don’t like!).

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6 Ways to Make Real Business Connections on LinkedIn

I delivered a talk on making business connections not too long ago through the Department of Labor. The program was called, “How to Network and Generate More Referrals.” The audience was a couple of hundred job searchers – those that had been upsized, downsized, right sized, left sized, and super-sized. A man in his early […]

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5 Business Networking Mistakes

Business networking is learning about other people’s businesses, interests, and loves. And if and when you get to know, like, and trust them, you may have an opportunity to refer them business. Especially if you come in contact with those that hire them or can refer them to someone that can. Simple as that!

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How to End a Business Networking Conversation

Sometimes it is a bit awkward to end a conversation with someone – whether it is social or at a business networking function. In this episode of 3 Minute Rounds, I’ll provide several methods for ending conversations. Check it out and be sure to leave your comments below!

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5 Ways to Kill Your Business Networking Goals

How many times have you set a goal for yourself and it fizzled? A fitness goal. Weight loss. Business. Networking. Financial. New job. That vacation destination you may never see, etc. etc. Sometimes achieving a goal comes easy, which could mean that the goal wasn’t BIG enough. But it’s rare that we get off so […]

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