Posts Tagged ‘Business Networking’

How Many People Benefit When We Give a Referral?

I’d like to tell you an interesting story that clearly illustrates how many people benefit when we give a referral.  Although this story relates, directly, to business networking – as does the point I’m making here – I believe that this is how giving works in any situation, not just when it comes to a referral.
John worked for a local window and conservatory company and was a fellow member of a local networking group.  During one of his presentations to the group, he told the story of a lady who’d enquired about new, uPVC windows and doors.
The lady was new …

Rules ……… What Rules?

Life, as they say, is a game.  But hang on a minute.  If life is a game then everything we do in life, every aspect of it, must be a part of that game.  In which case; business is part of the game of life, as is business networking.
Actually, I think there are games within games.  For instance, life is a game.  Business is a game within the game of life and networking is a game within the game of business, within the game of life.  Simple really!
But why is this relevant?
Well, it’s relevant because all games have rules.  In …

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