Importance of Networking
NETWORKING is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization! – Adam Small
Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships. SBN operates as a catalyst to ensure you meet the “right” people to include in your network and expand your sphere of influence.
Ultimately, it’s not about who you know ... but WHO KNOWS YOU!!
Ask any senior executive, politician, community leader or successful salesperson which single skill or habit helped them excel in their career – an overwhelming majority will respond with one simple word… Networking.
NETWORKING IS CRITICAL
Relationships are the catalyst for success.
Networking provides the most productive, most proficient and most enduring tactic to build relationships.
To succeed you must continually connect with new people, cultivate emerging relationships and leverage your network.
Learn dynamics within your industry
Establish your business contacts
Get “plugged in” to your community
Seek new career opportunities
Facilitate win-win relationships
Create your referral networks
Accelerate your professional development
Develop knowledge resources
Networking Resources to enhance your effectiveness: