Networking Domino Effect
I met my friend Scott at a conference, we stayed in touch, I introduced him to a group as a potential speaker, then to a radio show, and he has now published his own book. From one person to another—just taking the action step when you see synergy in the making. Keep the process going with your friends and contacts. It is the domino effect.
Say Thank You-Even if You Didn’t Get the Business
This happens to all of us at different points in our career. Next time you might win the project. The thank you after a rejection goes a long way. You will be remembered as a class act. Believe me on this. And write a thank you note for their time and consideration. So simple to do and not done often enough.
Re-connect with Four People a Week
Each week the slate is clean. Reach out to a client or prospect you’ve been out of touch with––a former business colleague, a friend from the past, and a current friend you haven’t spoken with for a while. Catch up, update your notes, and be ready to reconnect. Your growing universal network is waiting! And remember to deepen and grow the relationships. Think of your network like a garden- You must ‘water the plants’ and nurture them for them to grow and blossom.