This Doesn’t Have To Be The End

The moment where you collaboration is about to accomplish the result you desire for it, take a moment and think if you can bridge this partnership into something more. It’s a good idea to examine what you and your partner have accomplished prior to parting ways to see if something can further develop. What can each of you contribute to benefit the other for a longer dynamic? A new business approach? Marketing assistance? A fresh perspective on an issue? A possible even larger venture? It’s important to consider these types of things because then you are not missing out on any opportunities.

Networking is like dating, some people are better than others and know how to play the game, but it’s a valuable ability to possess. Not only is it a great way to enhance your interpersonal communication skills, but it’s important to widen your business network for various career purposes. Developing those connections can come in handy if you are trying to get a new job or just want a hand upon developing a new project. It’s important to make an effort with everyone you meet that you are kind, respectful and to demonstrate your personality because if you act unprofessional or rude, people are going to remember that.

Keep The Conversation Going

If you think there could benefit from continuing a business relationship with someone, take the initiative and make the first move. The things that you want to happen, aren’t going to if you just wait for others to do it. Ask that person to go for coffee or to a lunch to get a better insight into their background and get some advice concerning career trajectory. There is always something you can learn from someone else, no matter their age or level.

What Are Some Good Tips For Networking?

Creative Snacks:

1. Utilize The Internet

These days, the internet is used for a lot more than just social media and watching youtube videos. You go online to network with different types of people through websites such as Linkedin. This is a powerful tool because you may not even be in the same state or country as the company you want to work for or individual you wish to speak with, so being able to communicate through a digital platform is something to be utilized. The way you approach it is no different than how you would in person. It’s about asking intriguing questions and explaining your focused vision.

2. Form Relationships With Those Around You

Sure, you work alongside your co-workers and see them five days a week, but do you really know them? You don’t have to become best friends with them, but it’s always a good idea to make an effort to get to know those people, because not only could they be pretty cool, they could help you in the future. They could possibly teach you a new skill that could make you stand out for a job position or help you grow as an individual.

3. Think Outside The Box

Another idea to consider when networking is to go to networking events that are outside your industry. This will introduce you to a whole new set of fresh perspectives and possibly reshape how your approach things. One example is if you work in the entertainment field, go network with people who work in marketing. By diversifying who you associate yourself with, it provides you with a well-rounded insight and makes you a more competitive individual.



Meredith Is The Content Strategy Specialist For Weigel Creative Group

I always looked for ways to express things people in manners that were anything, but generic and jading. Developing a connection with readers is a lot easier, then people think- it’s just about being honest with adding a creative angle. Content creation and strategy are some of her favorite areas within communications and are what she works to translate information to in whatever form. “It’s all about telling a good narrative, no matter the medium or platform. There is always a way to create engaging, dynamic content to connect with people over”

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