Building a Circle of Connections for Networking Success

Everyone
  • 7 videos | 28m 32s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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When you're serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective circle of connections. Whether it's for executive networking or general business networking, this course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network. In this course, you'll learn about professional networking skills, including strategies for building rapport with new connections during networking opportunities and best practices for maintaining your network so that your connections can help you achieve professional success.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify how a business network can help you succeed at work
    Identify key practices to build networking connections
    Identify best practices for attracting new and diverse network connections
  • Identify strategies for building rapport with new network contacts
    Recognize strategies you can use to maintain your business network
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 53s
    No one in the workplace does it alone. Success, even your own, requires a group effort. In this video, you'll discover the key concepts that will be covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 38s
    While most people understand the value of being connected with people who can help them succeed, many people don't actively work to create and develop strong professional relationships. In this video, you will explore the ways a business network can help you succeed at work. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Building Your Circle of Connections
    6m 20s
    There's more to networking than collecting business cards. You might meet some contacts that way, but it’s passive behavior when you need to take direct action. In this video, you will learn key practices to build your networking connections. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Diversifying Your Network
    4m 25s
    Adding the right people to your network takes more than just introducing yourself. It takes effort. And so does diversifying your network, but it's worth doing it because the more diverse your network, the broader the perspectives, insights, and experiences it provides. In this video, you'll explore best practices for attracting new and diverse network connections. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Building Rapport with New Network Contacts
    7m 22s
    If there's no affinity or mutual respect, your potential network contacts are unlikely to be of help in furthering your career. Remember that your contacts are also networking. You want them to talk favorably about you within their own circles. In this video, you'll identify strategies for building rapport with new network contacts. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Maintaining Your Business Network
    4m 38s
    While building a professional network is key to professional success, maintaining your network of existing contacts is just as important. Without committing to keeping your network healthy and thriving, your contacts will slowly forget that you exist. In this video, you will learn about strategies you can use to maintain your business network. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Let's Review
    1m 16s
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in the Building a Circle of Connections for Networking Success course. FREE ACCESS

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