Welcome to Championship Networking by Networking Guru, Eric Shaw. As we all know, in the entertainment industry, it’s often “who we know” as well as “what we know.” Learn networking tips to make the most of your opportunities. A monthly column.
Championship Networking Tip: Attend as many follow-up networking events as possible. You must continue to be noticed by those in influence. Charity events are particularly advantageous.
Championship Networking Tip from Eric Shaw: Accept Accountability
At the very least, send a note of thanks to the organizer and anyone else as you deem appropriate.
Networking, as life, is about messages. Championship Networking Tip: Return Every Communication within Twenty-Four Hours
Championship Networking Tip: Record Information by Eric Shaw with host Christie Philips
The age-old debate of a college education vs. street smarts as it regards preparation towards a successful professional existence yields little in the way of an incontrovertible conclusion.
Maintain your networking muscle to yield extraordinary payoffs
Whenever logistically possible, try to walk the keynote speaker, host or most important people in the room back to their car.
Networking Tip: maintain control of the conversation is to be sure that the individual or group to whom you are speaking understands the value of what it is that you are saying or offering.
Championship Networking Tip: Four Ways to Terminate a Boring Conversation by Eric Shaw and hosted by Christie Philips