Networking, you either love or you hate it. It is however, whichever business you are in, a necessity. Many people fear networking because they don’t know where to begin. We recently caught up with one of Baltimore’s most well connected professionals, Heather Bradbury and she shared what her top tips are for effective networking. To view her full interview click here.
Below that, we’ve added some resources to get you started on your networking journey. Make sure you’ve got some business cards, your best smile and a strong handshake and get out there, we promise it will be worth it. Our founder often likes to say “Your NetWork = Your NetWorth”, so get busy building yours with valuable advice.
We asked Heather…
You’re an accomplished and visible networking – what are the four best tips you can give to successfully building a network to support your goals?
- Get out there, just dive in and be part of the community.
- Ask questions, find out what people are doing and why and how, it can inspire something in you.
- Be authentic, don’t do something you don’t feel good about and cannot support in the long term.
- Trust your instincts, and go with it.