Networking – Rocket Fuel For Businesses Making A Difference
Keen for your business to change the world, or even a little bit of it? It happens one conversation at a time…
According to Hubspot, 77% say of people say they prefer in-person conferences due to the ability to read body language and facial expressions. While electronic communication such as social media serves to be a brilliant platform to have your voice heard, the power of networking and making a real human face-to-face connection cannot be underestimated. Speaking to people and establishing a good connection can solidify your brand identity, invite collaboration and spark brilliant relationships.
But before we go any further, we’ll admit – it can be a daunting experience to speak to a room full of business people that you don’t know. Nerves can be a good thing, but they’re certainly a natural thing, and it shows you care about the outcome, which is only a good thing when it comes to business. Ease those jitters by smiling, staying positive, focusing on your skills and presenting your product or service clearly in order to communicate features and benefits.
Feeling better? Brilliant! Here’s why networking is such a powerful tool for entrepreneurs with a profit-for-purpose mindset (and how to make it work for you):