Tiffany Miller clearly demonstrates an understanding of how it can feel in the business world when even the label introvert might hold you back. In this post, You Don’t Have To "Get Over" What You Can "Go Around", it makes you wonder if all this talk about being at a disadvantage is nothing more than - a feeling. So from my online networking at My Guest Blog, meet Tiffany's … [Read more...] about Could Introverted Personality Disadvantage Be Just a Feeling?
As an introvert sometimes I enjoy bringing in guest bloggers as you see on occasion. It's such an occasion today. I met Sierra on one of my online blog communities. She writes clearly and succinctly. We agreed on the broad topic of - communication in the workplace for introverts: Introvert Tips for Communicating with Extroverted Coworkers. … [Read more...] about Introvert Tips for Communicating with Extroverted Coworkers
The only thing “speedy” about speed networking is the number of people you meet. To increase your success of finding potential connectors, collaborators or customers, it’s crucial you follow-up. You opened the door and so it's up to you, not the prospect, to keep that door open. Here are the top six tips to consider in your follow-up planning: … [Read more...] about Speed Networking: 6 Tip Planned Approach to Networking Follow-up
Did you know that if you do not follow up with prospective clients, connectors and even possible collaborators, that you can leave up to 80% of your sales on the table? And when you struggle and aren't diligent with follow-up, you leave that prospect in the hands of competitors ready to turn your work into their sales success? Aye yae yae - all the time and energy goes to … [Read more...] about Speed Networking: How to Plan Your Follow Up and Follow Through
If you are following this Speed Networking blog post series, you'll find most tips can be of help to any kind of networking, in-person, online, speed or otherwise. You may shiver in your shoes and find that pen quivering in your hands just thinking about the follow up. Let me put this out there my friends: don't even BOTHER with the networking, speed or otherwise, if you don't … [Read more...] about Speed Networking: What IS the Point Without the Follow Through?
In speed networking, you share time with your partner, usually within a 4 to 6 minute time-frame. Respecting your time, and your new connection’s means to hold back that rocket of self-interest enthusiasm and instead to launch a rocket that is more other-focused. Here are some key points to help your elevator pitch take that possibly different course: … [Read more...] about Speed Networking: Launch Your Elevator Pitch Rocket with Care