Come join our Facebook Group, Networking for Introverts. Networking for Introverts is a safe place where smart, talented, innovative, friendly, caring & business minded individuals can come together to connect, engage and share. Networking for Introverts is for You, my fabulous colleagues! It is a place where you will gain skills to help networking feel [...]
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 [...]
Ask to be Introduced is the Networking Tip for the Week. Sounds simple, yet how often do we ask? You've been following the keynote speaker's work for a few years and finally have the opportunity to see her speak in person. You want to tell her how much you enjoy her work and how she's [...]
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 [...]
"Helping with registration is an excellent way to meet people."
"Remember what it feels like to be new. Reach out to first time attendees" ~ Today's Networking Tip.
"Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!" My Grandmother would screech these words after she dropped or lost something. “Stupid, Stupid, Stupid!” I hadn’t thought much about this until two years ago. My mother, an in-home hospice patient, was living with me. She dropped or spilled something. “Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!” I run from the kitchen to the living room. [...]
Be Prepared. Opportunities Exist When Least Expected. Many networking functions focus around the concept, “Hello, my name is _____ and I can help you with ____. I am looking for ____.“ It is easy to prepare for these types of events. What happens when you are outside a networking function? Opportunities exist when least expected. [...]
I recently had the pleasure of watching my first tennis match. A friend and her team played in the national championships for their division. I watched her play doubles. Although she and her partner won the first set, their opponents played stronger as the set progressed. The opponents had the momentum going into the second [...]
How did this shy, observant, highly sensitive introvert become the owner of a successful top rated fabulously fun women’s networking organization? Networking did not come naturally to me. I can assure you, in the early years, I hated it. I didn’t know how to “talk to people.” In the lunch line, I could say “oh, [...]