According to a survey carried out by the New York Times in 1984, walking into a room full of strangers and speaking in public, both ranked higher for ‘social anxiety’ than death…….
…. and what do we have to do when we go out networking?
No wonder so many people find it daunting but when you own a small business, at some point you will have to go out and network.
I’m Louise Barnes-Johnston and when I started my first business in 1998, I didn’t have a clue about networking effectively, and learned how to do it the hard way – by making plenty of mistakes along the way. I now get most of my clients directly as a result of networking. It took me a long time to put all the pieces together – but I expect you’d prefer to move more quickly than I did!
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Business Owner and Networker