Posts in networking
Networking, a Critical Tool for Survival

From the dawn of recorded history networking has been a critical tool for survival, growth, and prosperity. Even the archetypal mad inventors slaving away in their lonely cave or tower was surrounded by books… in reality, they were also in contact with other great minds working in related or parallel fields from whom ideas, methodologies and discoveries to test and build on were exchanged.

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Why do YOU Attend Networking Events?

David has been running his  business for over four years now.  He left corporate world when he had the chance of  a redundancy package and  grabbed it with open arms, deciding  that working for himself was a much better option.  

It has been quote a journey! The first year David was very busy.  He had plenty to  learn as he set up his home office and was responsible for every day to day administrative task.

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What is your Default Networking approach?

Dr. Jason Fox, spoke about how we  often suffer from default thinking or  auto pilot. He suggested we make a new goal of  challenging  the things we do automatically and the approaches that we use without thought.

It made me think more about innovation, which is  a hot topic these days.  We talk about businesses needing  to continually change,  to improve and look for a new ways.  Products and services quickly become stale or redundant as new and better ways of “doing” are created. 

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Reap Rewards by Giving Without Expectation

This story is testament to why I do what I do.  Networking is about creating relationships, sharing knowledge and experience and ultimately will reward you. 

Thanks Izzy for sharing this story with me….I did not know this was happening, but am not surprised that you received the help you needed from Minuteman Press Prahran.   

“Recently, I was working on a large print job for a client of mine.  The deadline was tight and there were multiple changes to the brief. 

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How to Engage your Current and Potential Clients

Marketing is a key ingredient for business growth which all businesses must pay attention to, but gaining attention in the noisy world we live in is not always that easy.  Creating  content that engages with your current and potential clients in a variety of ways is good for your business growth and allows you to make a unique and relevant impression for those you want to me noticed by.

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The 90 Day Networking Challenge

You know when you have an idea and its been in your head for sometime and finally you act on it!  Well, that is what happened for me.  With four events in theSmall Business Festival on the horizon, I knew I could develop a working tool to  help business owners  focus on using their precious networking time wisely.

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How Networking Accelerates your Success

My first full time job in the travel industry was the result of connections in my  mothers network.  It is a known fact that over 85% of jobs result from networking.  I met my husband, Leigh,  through a work colleague during that period, although perhaps we were always destined to meet, as I had booked his parents world trip before I even met him! 

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