Networking

How to Introduce Yourself at a Networking Event or Social Function

Introductions and first impressions are super important. Duh. Introducing yourself has a LOT to do with body language, facial expressions, and energy. At networking events it is good to practice a mixture of approaching people and allowing others to approach you. Working a room is work and you want to make sure you are giving …

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How to Prepare for Your 1st Meetup Event

Congratulations for making the commitment to attend a Meetup event. It wasn’t super hard, right? Now that you’ve hit the YES button, what do you do next? Do you have to prepare or get ready somehow? How do you even know that? Fear not, my friend. You’ve come to the right blog. For some events, …

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How to Best Utilize the Meetup App

Meetup.com has completely changed the way I network and have fun. Over the last 5 years, Meetup.com has been my go-to place to meet new people, try new things, have fun and boost my network recreationally and professionally. At times, I was a member of Meetups in 3 states due to such frequent nationwide travel. …

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How to Choose the BEST Networking Events to Attend

So many events, so little time! Ah!! With deadlines, meetings, birthdays and everyday life and travel, how does the make time for networking events? We have all showed up to events we thought were going to have a HUGE turnout and no one really showed up. Many of us have also had the opposite happen: …

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3 Easy Ways to Start Networking Online Right Now

Networking can seem somewhat complicated and ethereal to most people. What do you do first? How do you start a conversation? Especially online! Fear not- I have 3 easy ways to get started, right now in building your network of amazing people. When equipped with the right strategies, you are bound to connect and be …

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