As an introvert, showing up at networking requires a few ways of preparation. My favorite online networking website, Blitztime, is perfect for introverts to show up with total confidence! I've started a group there - The Consummate Networker. Come and look to see if you want to join. While it's not an introvert exclusive group, my aim is for it to help anyone, networking for … [Read more...] about Introvert Networking Tip – Answer to "What do YOU Do?"
An introvert who networks for business asked me, "I was thinking about your ebook and how you said that people often go to networking events with the wrong attitude. And it got me to thinking ... I've been able to think about networking in a more positive light because I've reframed them as being opportunities to help other people. But I wonder if I've taken that a few steps … [Read more...] about Networking – How to Bridge Reluctance By Being Helpful and Asking for Help
On a recent teleclass where I answer introvert and shy in business and sales questions, a gentleman observed that my focus for business building seemed to be slanted toward networking. His take was networking are events. I’ve found as an introvert I’ve just thought of networking differently than maybe some extroverts. When I try it the extroverted way, I usually regret it. In … [Read more...] about Networking Tips: Networking for Introverts – Event, Process or Part of Life
In the past 2 months I’ve been speed networking online which is perfect for the introvert or shy in business. In person networking of any speed for introverts can lead to exhaustion; speed networking online leads to connections. For the same reasons I enjoy exercising at home, I enjoy networking from home. Motivation: This online networking venue is – without the exhausting … [Read more...] about Networking Tip – 4 Ways Online Speed Networking is Like An Energizing Workout
Just recently there was a wonderful blog post titled, The Introverted Nerd’s Conference Survival Guide with introvert tips on how to manage a conference without pulling the energy plug. One of the comments mentioned some useful tips around how to break free of unenjoyable conversations, in any social or business situation, would be helpful. How do you WRAP up those either … [Read more...] about Networking Tip – Top 4 Ways to Escape from Energy Drain Conversations