• Givers Gain

    Do you plan to network?

    There is more to networking than first meets the eye… It seems that more than ever the word ‘Networking’ is strapped to events without much consideration for what that really means. Companies and organisations the world over rarely promote their events without the word networking being used somewhere. Yet too few people ‘plan to network’. Too many people act like turning up is a skill set.  Ask an audience at a business networking event for a show of hands by those who attended with the hope that they might sell something and most people will raise an arm. Ask them who attended because they wanted to buy something and hardly…