Networking has fueled many Emprise Management Group successes. Meeting the right people can open doors for our company and team members. We regularly send our people to industry events to build relationships with top influencers in our field. Here are some strategies that can enable highly effective networking, especially for young professionals:
• Be Valuable: Business relationships are largely defined by the exchange of value. So, the best thing you can do to be a great networker is offer value to others. This may be in the form of insight, connections, time, or many other offerings. Regardless of what you do, make sure others have a reason to want to connect with you.
• Be Authentic: Trust is a foundation of every relationship. The secret that Emprise Management Group brand ambassadors use to build rapport is being authentic. Being yourself is the most effective way to get others to like and trust you. This is even more effective if you show genuine interest in getting to know them.
• Be Humble: People tend to like helping others. However, accepting help – especially in the form of advice – requires humility. Check your pride at the door when networking and be open to receiving help and guidance from the people you meet.
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