The energy that an individual carries and the vibe that he spreads, talks a lot about the kind of person one is on the professional as well as the personal front. The relationship that you share with several people around is what will take your business ahead. If you are not familiar with people around you and do not maintain a healthy relation with people and do not ask for help, it will certainly be a tough time for you.
Networking has certain aspects!
- Setting the right attitude
- Friendly demeanour
- Present value
- Building relations
Setting the right attitude: Whenever you go for a social gathering or meet a bunch of people, enter the room with the right amount of energy. Do not feel that you are inferior or superior to the person you are making a conversation with. When you are on par with a person is when you can build the right connect.
Friendly demeanour: Conduct yourself rightfully with a congenial demeanour. Be cordial enough to greet everyone. Let them know that you are a kind person who is willing to help people but at the same time asks for help if needed.
Present value: When you meet people you obviously want them to know that you are of value. Just as said above be kind and helpful that makes one realize that you are someone they can look upto. And if you put in 80% of help you can definitely ask for some 20%.
Building relations: The key to networking is building healthy relations. There are certain people whom you cannot directly make a call to. This is where the challenge lies. Having indirect conversations, being cordial, off and on staying in touch. An indirect approach should be adapted to main a strong bond.
Energy and attitude towards life are factors that define everything. Undoubtedly you should always have great networking skills. So start practicing today. Shed your inhibitions and set on to this new journey.