Networking Skills

Networking Skills

Personal brand is what others say about you when you're not in the room. This course is about making sure what they say is favourable...

Networking Skills
  • Introduction - Personal Brand

    Personal Brand is the powerful, clear, positive message that anyone thinks of when they think about you. It is what other people say about you when you are not in the room...

  • Listening

    Listening is one of the most important skills in the communicating toolbox. Here we discuss the various different types of listening, including the not so good ones.

  • Foreign Names

    In a multi-cultural world, foreign names may be particularly hard to recall. Here are some ideas on how to approach this...

  • Techniques

    There are many techniques to enhance memory. Here are some specific ones for helping to remember names...

  • Why & How

    One of life's most impressive skills is the ability to remember names and details.

  • Preparation

    Preparation is really important when networking in any situation. Here are some ideas to help you prepare...

  • Breaking The Ice

    In this video, you'll see how to get beyond mundane conversation-starters like the weather and transportation.

  • Thinking Style

    When thinking about networking in any situation, a good way to approach it is to think about how you can create value for someone else...

  • Disclosure

    Disclosure is when you share something personal about yourself...

  • Use Open Questions

    Open questions are a brilliant way to open up a good conversation.

  • Using Compliments

    Paying people compliments can work really well, provided it's done properly.

  • Transitioning

    This video explores how to seamlessly shift the topic of a conversation to something of importance.

  • Be Honest

    Exiting conversations can be a real challenge and there are some terrible methods in use out there. Here's how to do it gracefully.

  • Park & Ride

    Sometimes you can use other people to exit conversations. Introduce someone to the person you're talking to, or bring them over to meet someone on their own.

  • Follow Up

    Great progress can be made when meeting people, but keeping in touch with your network is also really important.

  • Actions - Networking Skills

    In this final video we help you to get started in building and maintaining your network with some simple actions.