The One Big Mistake Even the Best Networkers Make… (Audio)
In this clip from a recent conversation on networking, I talk about the importance of maintaining a relationship with your contacts.
One mistake many people make is meeting new people, exchanging business cards, and even sending a follow up email or phone call… but then not keeping the relationship going from there.
It’s understandable, since we all get busy with many things.
But maintaining those connections over time is critical. It will make you stand out from other job-seekers or business owners.
And it will open up tons of opportunities that most people miss out on. Opportunities that only go to people that have a strong reputation and good rapport with their network.
Here are some ideas on maintaining the relationship with your key contacts.