The fabulous Dr Maria Evans just shared this great Ted Talk on LinkedIn and I loved it so much I had to share with our wonderful community.
Very timely too as we are underway with our Brand Your Story Masterclass and we were just discussing today the power of an impactful story and how it makes you memorable.
People connect with feelings and not data.
I love networking!
I love growing it and I love nurturing it.
How do you grow your network organically though?
Think less…LinkedIn copy and paste outreach and more serendipitous connections.
An old mentor of mine tasked me with the mission to speak to at least 3 strangers a week. Now, she was a very confident woman that could approach a complete random person in a queue in Pret confidently and think nothing of it. For us mere mortals, this seemed a very daunting task. Bear in mind, this was also pre covid when it wasn’t quite so easy to hide behind my zoom screen.
I liked this approach though, thinking of growing my contact base by an extra 3 people a week meant it wasn’t with the intention of finding clients or professionals to work with. It was about making real genuine human connections. Striking up a conversation with a stranger that could well become your new yoga instructor.
Fast forward 5 years later, I still try and keep this habit up …
For any of our fabulous community that is interested to hearing what Ben Legg Jesus Iniesta and I have planned for TPC, come along to our FREE Fireside event this Friday 17th Sept at 1pm UK time (sign up below to get the zoom link).
You’ll get the chance to grill us and ask for things you would like to see on TPC!
See you there!
Excited to have you all join our Catapult Course. I’m Fiona, COO and Co-Founder here at TPC.
I’ll be seeing you throughout your course, but if you have any questions or just want to say – just drop me a line.
See you all later!
I am looking for an events planner that can help TPC with our first live event (it’s going to be a big one!). Anyone in our community that freelances as a corporate event planner??
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