A networking plan

A networking plan

Reading Time: 3 minutes | What would you put into a networking plan and what would it look like? It’s generally accepted that with a plan you are much more likely to achieve your objectives, but what would you put into a networking plan? It’s a great question and one I was asked a...
Keeping in touch – when you haven’t?

Keeping in touch – when you haven’t?

Reading Time: 2 minutes | You understand the value of your network, you understand the power of business networking and the importance of keeping in touch with your contacts. But how do you network if you’ve never really bothered to keep in touch with people and have woken up late to the...
3 reasons why being a diligent networker is not enough

3 reasons why being a diligent networker is not enough

Reading Time: 3 minutes | In this blog post, I explore why accountants, lawyers and consultants need to do more than just be a diligent networker if they want to win business via their network. A good friend of mine took the plunge and turned freelance 6-9 months ago. Like many accountants...
When Networking can never work

When Networking can never work

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Imagine a group of business owners all keen to use networking to boost their business, get their name out there, and make some really useful contacts. I’m sure you’ve met people like that too. In discussion with them I upset them when I told them to stop wasting their...