networking-advice

In your 20s, you're a step above the naivety of your teen years but a step below the complexity of the rest of your life. It's at this stage in our lives we have a realistic future ideal, but we may not have the final blueprint down.
Today you just have to type a one sentence email, yet some people still don't have the courtesy to acknowledge gifts.
I guarantee you will increase your business if you clearly communicate what you do. The problem is that most people don't, wasting their time and energy unknowingly.
Overall, people buy from people they "know, like and trust." If you embody these traits, how do you get the word out that you can help them with their needs.
Nobody teaches you these rules. And people are too polite to tell you when you violate them. Understanding and following the laws of email are crucial to ensuring you get investor meetings.
Take two college graduates with similar levels of education and merit. The college graduate who grew up in a network of racial and economic privilege has an automatic advantage over the graduate who didn't.
Turn your abilities into resources to help you grow your business. Don't be afraid to set a trend rather than follow one; and be bold, the rewards it brings are immeasurable!
The truth is that I donate my services quite regularly. But if I'm going to help you move forward in your career and keep my own, we need to get on the same page when it comes to valuing one another's time and expertise.
Most of us would readily acknowledge that networking is something we should do every day -- not just when we need to. But it takes work, commitment, even generosity.
Some people see a networking event simply as a hundred-yard dash to give and receive as many business cards as possible in one hour or less! And then they wonder why no meaningful connections have been made.