It’s the small things that grate.
This business skills session will help you develop your goals and strategy for networking and give you some tips on what you need for success at networking events. It also includes an introduction to the tools
These tools are designed to help you get the most return from the time and money you invest in going to networking events.
The Networking Grand Plan(c)
This tool will help you develop a strategy and a plan for your networking. Once you have developed this you will also be able to objectively measure your success and improve your strategy over time.
The 4N Maximiser(c)
This tool was developed for 4Networking but it is a good checklist for preparing for any networking event. It includes what you are going to say, what you need to take and tips on short and longer presentations.
The Networking Targeter(c)
This simple tool is a place for you to record exactly who you would like to meet. This can help inform your Networking Grand Plan and will also identify those people you might need to want to connect to/follow on LinkedIn and Twitter.
If networking is part of your promotional mix then you need to measure its success against the investment you make in it.
Here is the business skills session about knowing yourself and how to use the tools Uniquely Me and the Sunflower of Life. We also mention Kolbe in the session and here is the link if you want to know more.
These tools are designed to help you understand yourself better.
The sunflower of life gives you a snapshot of how you feel you are doing at the moment
Uniquely me helps identify what makes you and what you offer special
In the business skills session we also mention Kolbe profiling. You can find out more and take the test here
When you run your own business you and the business are totally intertwined.
Find out about how to get more from your negotiations and how to use the Negotiation Planner tool
This is a planning tool to use before important negotiations so that you have all the information you need and have thought through your strategy
Negotiating has become a dirty word as Brexit drags on and on and people comment about how poor a negotiator Theresa May and others have been.
Five steps to greater confidence
Here is a summary of the topics covered in the business skills session about the five steps to confidence
This is the tool for you to map when, where and with whom you feel confident or feel drained of confidence
This is the tool for you to list everything that you have achieved and is great in your life so you can get an immediate feeling of confidence and will being when you look at it