Networking. Conjures images of business card exchanges. But, what’s really powerful is building bridges. Then, asking your network, “would you help me with…” When your network answers with a resounding yes, then you are well-connected.
I don’t have the source, but love this quote, “It’s not Who You Know. It’s who knows you.” Your network knows you and your business. You have trust. You can ask and it will yield advice, introductions and sometimes sales.
This week, I will be traveling to Dallas to speak at the eWomen Network Conference. Thousands of women entrepreneurs will be there to listen, learn and network. A team of SCORE mentors will be hosting two sessions for mentoring on everything from start-up tips, to cash for business to search engine optimization. The power of building networks in action.
Can’t attend the conference? Try these resources:
Download PDF: Making the Most of Your Network
SCORE Mentoring: Free, Confidential Online or In Person
Quiz: How Well Do You Network?
Christine Banning, SCORE
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