Say goodbye to everyone (Networking Part 2)

Now here’s one networking advice I can give you. I’ve had countless opportunities through this seemingly small but impactful gesture. On the surface it’s quite simple: Always say goodbye to everyone when you’re leaving an event! And I know that it’s more complicated than that. Give me a moment to explain, though. It will become essential in your networking toolkit. Everyone’s so busy So you’ve been at this busy event and you only knew half of the people there.

Network strength (Networking Series Part 1)

Your network strength is directly proportional to your contribution to it. I will go into more detail on how you can contribute to your network in coming articles on networking. But first I think it’s best to give you some thoughts on why I think your network is only as strong as your contribution to it. For the sake of simplicity, in this piece I’m going to stick to your local economic forum as an example for a network.

Inspirations 2016

Why write a piece like this? I’m convinced that we all have our inspirations. We’re inspired by actions, ways of thinking and creations of other people. At least that’s what I’m experiencing. We socialize all the time and gravitate towards like minded people. The internet has brought us closer together. Everyone can express themselves freely and without any gatekeeper these days. Of course this makes for a lot of content in varying degrees of quality which permanently tries to gain our attention.