Networking Is Not About The Numbers

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If you have been to a networking event, you have probably seen Joe Businesscard. Joe runs around the event giving out his card and collecting as many as possible. He’s playing a numbers game. Getting in front of as many people as possible, without actually getting to know anyone or interacting with them. At a […] The post Networking Is Not About The Numbers appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Get Away From The Edges

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When you walk into a room, one thing you should notice is where people are standing in a room. At the edges are people who are more tentative. They appear unsure of themselves. Seasoned networkers tend to be closer to the center of the room. The best networkers not only don’t stay at the edges, […] The post Get Away From The Edges appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Build Relationships Around What You Care About

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When business people network, they tend to look for people with complimentary jobs or people in their target markets. While this is a good short-term way to connect with people, if you want to build lasting relationships you should connect around topics of interest. If you have an interest in animal welfare, gardening, or gourmet […] The post Build Relationships Around What You Care About appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Importance Of Authenticity In Networking

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It seems like the right approach to networking: Figure out what the person you’re connecting with wants to hear, and then work to impress them. But tactics like self-promotion and ingratiation can backfire. Research shows there are two reasons why: Trying to anticipate what will impress the other person both increases your anxiety and makes […] The post The Importance Of Authenticity In Networking appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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