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Networking With a Twist DOCKLANDS - Bonus Insight- "Overcoming the Fear of the Phone"

Your Time Matters SO…

“Networking With a Twist” Helps You Get Maximum Mileage Out Of Your

Business Networking Investment

Non-member Cost:

from $50.00


Why Do You Go To Networking Events?

  • Do you go to buy products and services from other business owners? - NO!
  • Do you go to sell your products and services to other business owners? - NO!

Networking is about building relationships, establishing valuable connections, and gaining knowledge so that you can create opportunities. It’s about starting conversations that you can continue outside the event and building trust. Networking events can and do lead to more business opportunities, partnerships, and sales, but that is not their primary purpose.

"The networking was brilliant- not only the idea but the tips and how to approach it with no ‘sales pitch’ or ‘elevator pitch’ was very refreshing”.

M.Dulberg, WebbyWeb Designs, 2016


Why “Networking with a Twist”?

Because we’re different.

Have you ever gone a networking event and been:-

• Monopolised by someone who was trying to make a sale?

• Interrupted every time you found someone worth listening to by the ‘agenda’?

• Inundated with business cards… most of them meaningless and irrelevant?

• Frustrated because you didn’t get to talk to anyone relevant?

• Awkward and embarrassed because you didn’t know anyone and didn’t want to interrupt?


We have… and we hate it! As business owners ourselves, we know time is a scarce and non-renewable resource. Yet networks are critical if we are to gain access to the people, services, products, and ideas we need. That’s why we designed a different type of networking event that delivers maximum value in minimum time and makes sure you aren’t standing on your own.


Your Time Matters “Networking With A Twist” Events are designed to:

• Create relevant meaningful conversations that lead to opportunities

• Deliberately match you with like-minded business owners that can help you achieve your networking goals

• Ensure you gain maximum value from the time and money you invest in networking



“Wonderful. Met relevant business contacts. Following up with at least three. I have attended networking groups for years…yours was the first group to give real contacts and with you knowing and making introductions was great”.

F. Pappa, August, 2016


What Happens at a “Networking With A Twist” Event?

• 2 1/2 hours of open networking and matched conversations giving you plenty of time to talk and listen to others

• 2 x tables of 6-8 strategically matched, like-minded business owners to have timed discussions with (so no one monopolises the conversation)

• YTM’s UNIQUE Conversation Starter cards to create meaningful discussions (great for improving conversation skills)

• You learn more about yourself and your business as well as about others’

• An informative and relevant speaker to provide ideas and guidance for your business


When you register, we’ll ask about your networking goals:-

• People you’d like to meet

• Partnerships you are looking for

• Services or products you need

• Complementary businesses etc

This information enables us to introduce you to like-minded people when you arrive, and place you strategically at tables that give you the greatest opportunity to make connections with the people you are looking for.


Your Time Matters’ events are about connecting, engaging, building relationships and seeking opportunities to grow yourself and your business… Not selling!”


Bookings are Essential and Close 24 Hours Prior to Event!

Why? - Because we take time to strategically match you with other guests at tables, and line up suitable introductions for when you arrive.



In addition to ample opportunity for conversation during open networking and table conversations, this month our valuable insight is:

Speaker:- Ashleigh Hoult – Cold Calling Queen, Professional Speaker and Sales Strategist

Topic: Overcome the Fear of the Phone

Selling. The word alone strikes fear into many.

Mainly though, it is a word dreaded and feared by all but the most intrepid business owners.

Although many know that they need to "sell" their products and services – after all it is the bloodline of their business - many feel fearful or anxious about actually doing so.


And why is this?

It is unlikely that prospective clients will actually threaten you or cause you any physical harm! Rather, it is more that we get carried away by the fear of what might happen if we contact a prospective client, propose a high-cost solution, and then get rejected.


What will you come away with an understanding of

  • How to Develop A Clear Sales Model

    -       Greeting

    -       Engagement

    -       Needs Development

    -       Present Solutions

    -       Close

  • NLP Techniques for Sales Success - how to subdue your fear in this area, shift your mindset and having you realise: 1. The prospect wants and/or needs what we’re selling.  2. A sales rejection is not a personal rejection. 3. If the prospect says no, we’re no worse off than before.

  • The NLP Communication Model

    -           NLP Rapport Building Techniques

    -           Prospects Representational Systems and How To Recognise Them When Selling



Our speaker-

Ashleigh Hoult is the Founder and Director of Melbourne-based sales and marketing firm The PromoDonna. The business creates high quality B2B sales leads and meetings through cold calling and prequalification for their clients. Ashleigh has a passion for training both individuals and organisations, showing them just how to optimise their success during their business development and selling time.

Her training uses tried and tested strategies used by her team, along with NLP tactics and method acting skills to create the 'sales persona' they have always dreamed of playing. Ashleigh’s extensive experience in the Film and Television Industry also enables her to share with you unique prospecting techniques

Your Time Matters is dedicated to helping individuals, business owners, and corporations develop the networking skills and business knowledge they need to accelerate their growth and achieve their goals, making businesses bigger and better.




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