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Use the following hints and tips to make the most of your networking activities.
  • Introduce yourself to people you don't already know
  • Introduce yourself in a way that is meaningful
  • Have your business cards available at all times
  • Collect business cards from the people you meet and write notes on them
  • Make no attempt to make a sale on the first contact
  • Take a genuine interest in the people that you meet and focus on them
  • Always ask open questions and then listen, and listen and listen
  • Project yourself as a person who is helpful and provides solutions to problems
  • If requested to do so, give examples of your past successes
  • Always arrive early at any gathering to make time for networking
  • Look out for ways that you can contribute to the success of the group
  • When meeting people you have met before, take steps to develop rapport
  • Look out for anything which you can later send to your new contact that you know will be helpful to them
More information on networking etc from Alan Shaw of Carshaw Sevices
Tel: 01889 584147 or Fax: 585416


Lichfield District Business Club
80a Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffs WS14 9DX, England
Tel: 0044 (0)1543 410420 or Fax: 0044 (0)1543 417417

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