May is here! It's a great time to get out and meet new people. In this issue, some tips on networking...
What's the number one mistake made at business networking events?
Trying to make a sale is the number one faux pas. Why?
is about meeting people and building relationships. Once someone gets
to know you, it's more likely they'll buy a product or service from you
instead of a stranger.
Here are some networking tips:
Make it your goal to get to know people. Ask those you meet to tell you
about who they are and what they do. Make it about them instead of you.
2. Hand out your business card when asked for your business card.
If you forget someone's name, be honest. Make it about you. "I can't
believe I work in communications and I'm having a problem processing
everyone's name tonight. I'd so appreciate it if you could refresh me on
UPCOMING BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT:
This is a great opportunity to hone
your networking skills. We go beyond giving you a list of tips. We
practice! You'll meet new people and have fun too!
When: Thursday May 9th Time: 7- 9:30 Place: Chaulkers Pub, 247 Marlee Ave., Toronto ON Hosts: Cathy Sobocan and Steve Flemming Price: $10.00 - pay at the door
Would you like to take your communication skills to a new level?
You can develop a wide, long, resonant voice. One that
enables you to speak with your whole being. No two voices are the same.
A voice coach can help you speak with YOUR voice.
Cathy Sobocan, M.A. Raise Your Voice Coaching
Cathy brings over twenty years of radio
and television broadcasting and teaching experience to her work as a
public speaking and presentation skills coach.She has graduate degrees
in journalism and voice teaching. She's coached CEO's, actors, Olympic
athletes, speakers, media, and people who simply want to improve their
voices. She's proud to be the voice coach of the 2013 TEDx conference