Anyone running their own business, regardless of Company size or how long you have been in business, will know the immense pressure they feel to keep business flowing in, finding new leads and seeking out others that can help recommend their services.
Running your own business often comes with hidden expenses that add to the pressure – the pressure increases tenfold when you have the responsibility of employees. Add to this that its tough business world out there now, it’s no wonder you can let things get slightly out of kilter.
Panic can creep in and you forget everything you have learnt about finding and getting new business. Networking in the region is a huge business development opportunity that you must leverage from. It takes time, it hardly ever brings immediate closed business, but works when you give the right amount of time and effort.
Here are my 3 tips to remember when networking either in a group or one to one: