The Challenge of Networking: How to Work A Room

One easy way to network is to attend events organized specifically to create networking opportunities, such as Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixers.  An industry conference is another great opportunity to meet people that could help you improve your professional life.  This article gives ten suggestions on how to network at those types of events.

HOW TO WORK A ROOM ®: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS of Connecting and Communicating – Susan RoAne.

  1. Be prepared.
  2. Be there.
  3. Try different strategies.
  4. Take the risk of actually talking.
  5. Mind your manners.
  6. Avoid repulsive behaviors.
  7. Be engaged.
  8. Dress appropriately.
  9. Be likable.
  10. Bring your sense of humor.



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