Sometimes, on the contrary, despite our best efforts, we need to remove it from the computer, handheld devices, and other electronic components and actually talk to another person. Yes, a carbonaceous meat and blood ground.
What is modern, web 2.0 to do? We know how to Tweet and Ping, and virtual to link thousands of remote and anonymous people at one go. It's cold. But we're in a room now, and there are people looking around. We must talk and re-discover the forbidden meaning of interactively interactive (and god!).
Obviously, the above paragraphs contain a fair dose hyperbore. And let us not forget that many people in social situations were often falsified before the internet and social media applications came. Then and now, a large number of people are struggling to develop a room.
"I do not know what to say" is a common refrain.
The truth is that networking can be made simpler if it's just a simple activity in mind: asking questions
We do not have to put people with dazzling stories or stunning pebbles and information. It only raises questions about the people we have met to rediscover eternal truth – people love to talk about themselves. ADORE businessmen tell others how amazing projects and initiatives are being launched.
Of course, over the years, I've learned that many are not really good interviews. All they can do is recall some relevant questions to ask. So here's some help. Next time, when you attend a chamber mixer, industrial show or business lunch, ask one of Bob's questions about 10 questions from the author of Endless Referrals.
> How did you get started in this business?
> What do you like most about what you do?
> What is your company doing away with the race?
> What advice would you give someone to just start your business?
> What would you do with your business if you knew you did not succeed?
> What major changes have been made in the business over the years?
> What do you consider the following trends in your business?
> Describe the most diverse (or funniest) event you've ever experienced in your business.
> How did you find the most effective way to promote your business?
> Which phrase do you love when describing business?
Mr. Burg's some cool questions. Any one of them likely encourages people to open network situations.
These examples make me doubt that we can still think of more ice-breaking questions. Of course, keep in mind that good questions with true magic are carefully monitored by answers and ask natural follow-up questions.
Practice the art of good interviews and tracing questions on the Charlie Rose Show at PBS or Diane Rehm Show or through Fresh Air via Terry Gross via National Public Radio.
Assuming that the person you contact will be any lady or gentleman, and you may be able to question you about yourself. This is the time to start building a meaningful relationship and eventually sell yourself or your services to a new relationship.
Pick it up. Networking is one of the most important skills you can acquire in developing new business – online or offline.