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Forget Schmoozing, Here’s How To Get Influential People’s Attention

Forget Schmoozing, Here’s How To Get Influential People’s Attention | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

You probably know that powerful people receive dozens, if not hundreds, of unsolicited requests every day. And at networking events or speaking engagements, the most influential folks in the room usually have to fight back a scrum of people hoping to get a word in or hand off a business card. To get on their radar, you have to do more than cold email and hope for the best, or push your way to the front of the line at industry mixers.

 

The better way to connect with superstars isn’t to get in front of them and ask them for things. As Duke University professor and author Dorie Clark put it, “The world is competing for the attention of the most successful people,” she wrote for Harvard Business Review. “If you want to meet them–and break through and build a lasting connection–the best strategy is to make them come to you.” Here are a few ways to do that.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 13, 5:39 PM

Small talk and cold emailing will only take you so far, but these five tactics can get you noticed—and remembered—for all the right reasons.

CCM Consultancy's curator insight, March 18, 2:10 AM

The better way to connect with superstars isn’t to get in front of them and ask them for things. If you want to meet them–and break through and build a lasting connection–the best strategy is to make them come to you.” Here are a few ways to do that.

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7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Business owners who do not see the value in becoming great networkers, are doing their business no favours, as the ability to effectively network is one of the greatest assets that a business owner can bring to their business.

 

Effective networking takes hard work and persistence, but the benefits to a business whose owner or managers have strong networking skills, are immense and should not be under-estimated.

 

This excellent article, suggests that one of the strong benefits of networking is uncovering incredible opportunities for your business to exploit, and it suggests seven habits you should adopt to become a super networker.

 


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Audrey's comment, November 6, 2012 9:19 AM
I would like to read the whole of this article as it may be helpful for me. audrey@homeschoolsource.co.uk
Fernanda Grimaldi's comment, November 6, 2012 9:51 AM
Audrey I sent you an e mail with the link to the article.
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Your Way In To Your Next Job Starts With Who You Know

Your Way In To Your Next Job Starts With Who You Know | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
There are 10+ million job listings on LinkedIn. That means there are 10+ million opportunities for you to advance your career. The No. 1 thing you, professionals, tell us everyday is that you want to get ahead in your career but you don’t know how. We are here to help and the answer lies in your network.  

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donhornsby's curator insight, June 8, 2017 9:11 AM
Nearly all (95%) professionals landed their job at Top Companies, the most sought-after companies by job seekers, because of their professional network. Whether you are looking for a job today or thinking about your long-term career path, now is the time to build your professional network.