As promised on the The Freelance Life interview, here is the first installment of the information and tips.
The Freelance Life: Interview with Jim Sutton on Networking. To listen to the recorded interview: Click Here. To find out what an onion networker is, listen to the interview. The explanation starts at the 6 minute point in the interview and lasts about 2 minutes.
The onion networker tip #1: Networking is a journey and a way of life, not a destination. The picture of the feet is a reminder of that.
The onion networker tip #2: Networking is NOT about you. It is about the other person! Helping others it the key to building relationships: the foundation of a successful network.
Here are two networkers that have changed my networking life. I connected with them both at 700 connections and they showed me the advantages of the pay-it-forward style of networking. Both are open networkers, so feel free to send them a Linkedin invitation. Be sure to tell them where you got their name: we all love to know where connections come from.
Carol Deckert http://www.linkedin.com/in/caroldeckert
Flyn Penoyer http://www.linkedin.com/in/flynpenoyer
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