How do you define the art of networking? Is it a stepping stone to close your next business deal, or are you intentional about nurturing new relations that will build a pathway and benefit all?
Below, the 13 council members share how by changing bad habits formed in social settings, they’ve also created more meaningful connections.
12. GET GOOD WITH NAMES.
When I was young and went to a lot of networking events, I would often forget people’s names. This was embarrassing to me and didn’t look good to others. Over time, I worked on remembering names quickly and it made networking scenarios a lot more comfortable for me. Referring to people by name in the conversation really makes networking much easier and encourages deeper connections. – Martin Rowinski, Boardsi
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In the face of any crisis, true leadership is essential to stabilize an organization and maintain the morale of the people who keep it running.
A pandemic, labor shortages, broken supply chains and inflation on the rise—the past few years have carried us from crisis to crisis. This chain of events has rocked our foundation. Now, just as we start to feel back on somewhat solid ground, we face the potential of a recession.
Challenging times call for true leadership to stabilize an organization and maintain the morale of the people who work to keep it going. True leaders step up and help their teams navigate difficult times so they can emerge even stronger. When facing a recession, that leadership is more important than ever.
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