Networking is one of the many professional growth avenues we provide our people with at Clutch Management Concepts, Inc. Therefore, many of our training sessions revolve around how to make the most of building connections. Here are three timeless tips we’ve recently learned:
- Go Where People Are: Social media can make some connections. However, as we’ve noted through our Clutch Management Concepts, Inc. business model, if we truly want to build relationships, we need to meet with others in live settings. This practice allows us to form strong bonds faster than possible through online discussions, which lack nuances such as body language and intonation.
- Volunteer: This practice fully aligns with our Clutch Management Concepts, Inc. culture. We believe in philanthropy. What’s more, it’s an ideal networking setting because the people we meet will already have at least one common interest. This best option is to find a cause that is directly linked to passions, which makes the meetings more natural.
- Listen More Than Talk: Active listening is an absolute must when networking. We should strive to listen with the intent to understand the other person’s needs. This way, as we move forward in the presentation or meeting, we’ll be better able to address individual interests in a successful manner.
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