­

How Introverts Can Connect Online

I understand showing up in general is difficult for Introverts and possibly more challenging for highly sensitive Introverts. I also know we are navigating uncharted waters and most everything feels different. Change in and of itself is challenging. When it’s thrown against us as if we crashed suddenly into a brick way . . . “What can we do to survive??” Participating or showing up on Zoom Calls or in Social Media Groups is a great way to keep your name in front of others. Zoom Calls and Groups are a great way for Introverts to connect with others. The benefits are numerous.

By |April 16th, 2020|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

New to Networking? What Can I Do?

Networking can be scary especially for first time attendees. It can feel extremely intimidating for Introverts. What if?? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . List every frightening thought. What if . . . Nobody speaks to me. I say something stupid. I have to stand in [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Free Learning Tools, Networking Tips|0 Comments

Successful Networking

What is Success? Success means different things to many people. One might define success as the number in one’s bank account. Others may define success as feeling happy most of the time. Darius Foroux’s article talks about prioritizing to feel successful. One does not need to sacrifice to achieve success. One need to prioritize their [...]

By |July 18th, 2019|Coaching, Networking Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Programming Influences Our Ability to Network

Coach Lisa I recently introduced a new theme Wellness Wednesday in the Networking for Introverts Facebook Group. It’s designed to celebrate what is going well, to celebrate a success one has had during the week. I introduced Wellness Wednesday simply because we often focus on the one thing, that mistake, that oops, and [...]

By |June 20th, 2019|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

Does “Why Not Me or You” Always Motivate?

I thank the SmartFem Summit for the inspiration for today's blog.  I greatly appreciate I only heard  (those dreaded words) “Why Not Me” a few times. “Why Not Me?” I am so glad you asked. I am grateful to share why those dreaded words do not work for me. Coach Lisa Perhaps, this [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

Why Attend?? Know Your Why (part 2)

Being clear and specific, or Know Your Purpose, is the 2nd Secret of the 5 Secrets of Successful Networking™. Why attend can be for any number of reasons. Here are a few of my favorites. Coach Lisa Lisa's Favorite Reasons to Attend • Make new connections. • Meet a specific person. • Required [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Free Learning Tools, Networking Tips|0 Comments

Believe It. You Will Achieve It.

Today’s tip applies to networking. Yet, it is not networking specific. Many clients seek me out because they feel overwhelmed and stuck when networking. Sometimes the solution is found in developing skills. Other times, something else is going on that needs to be addressed. Most of the time, it’s a combination of the two. To [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

Networking is an Art, a Skill and Can Be Learned

The other morning at Chamber, the person who spoke before me sang his tagline while playing his ukulele.  I heard a handful of people gasp “How can you top that?” There was a time I would have preferred to bolt to the nearest exit instead of following that. “No way!”  “How can I follow that?”  [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Coaching|0 Comments

3 Steps to 30 Second Success

Think of your 30 second introduction as a mini speech.  It is composed of 3 sections, Opening, Middle and Close. The opening is your introduction.  “Hello, I’m Lisa Platt from West Valley Women.” The middle is your content.  “West Valley Women is a locally owned networking organization.  We’re in our 12th year of fostering business [...]

By |August 10th, 2017|Coaching, Networking Tips, West Valley Women|0 Comments

Who Are You Going to Call?

Networking is building a strong foundation or building out relationships. The stronger your foundation, the more business you will attract. Having a strong network is important on many levels. Knowing the person behind the business is helpful for when you need to call the expert. Who are you going to call? I am writing this [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments