banner

BUSINESS-TIPS

BUSINESS-TIPS Content

Favourites (0)

1

When you meet someone for the first time, use it as an opportunity to get to know them.

2

A networking event is not a time to see how many business cards you can acquire. It is a time to develop a few relationships that have potential.

3

When giving business card, be careful when dealing with people from outside North America as many cultures treat them with very high regard.

4

During the course of a conversation at a networking event, use the other persons first name two or three times.

5

Rather than telling a new contact all about yourself, spend your time asking them questions. Its amazing how much youll learn.

6

After you meet someone for the first time, record information that will give you something to talk to them about the next time you see them.

7

Do not forget to mingle. Are you going with someone? If so, split up once you get to the event.

8

Keep your business cards in the breast pocket of your coat, a shirt pocket, so they are easy to access and in good condition.

9

Give the person 3 to 5 seconds of eye contact and then look away briefly before returning your focus to them again.

10

Always keep one hand free to allow yourself to shake hands with people. Remember youre there to network.