Dec 5, 2017
Networking has mixed connotations for many of us – images of a
frenzied business card swap fest in a room filled with new faces is
hardly enticing for most people. However, networking can be fun,
meaningful and life changing.
Just ask my guest today Fiona Craig, a former lawyer, and
recruitment consultant turned business coach and the founder of
Smart Women Connect – indeed an Australian networking for female
business folks. I am keen to get her secrets on how to work the
room with confidence as we discuss The Politics of
In this episode, Fiona shares:
- How her networking process has shifted since her first career
job in 1990s.
- Despite the rise of social media as a major networking game
changer, why it’s still important to invest in offline connecting
to become a truly successful networker.
- How can you manage your nerves and also deal tactfully with
tricky or awkward people in professional networking event.
- Last advice: What top three tips you have for listeners on The
Politics of Networking?
To reach out to Fiona:
Amplify your ideas and get a bit political with
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