Networking is such a dirty word. I prefer to use the term “making relationships” .. because at the end of the day, that’s really what it is all about, especially if you are an introvert. As part of our continuing goals, we’ve been getting out there and meeting new folks, reacquainting with others and spreadingRead more
First, always make sure that both parties are fine with an introduction. If you are overbooked week after week, the last thing you really want is an introduction to another potential client, or worse, someone who “wants to pick your brain.” If someone is asking you for an introduction, and you don’t know them well, they seem questionable at best, or if they are looking to talk to your superstar client, be wary. You don’t need to say “Yes!” and feel free to employ the “Power of No!” that I’ve written about a time or two. Remember, having a diverse quality network is important for you and your business.