Which includes your business networking meetings, coffee meetings, tea meetings, beer meetings, wine meetings, and any other meeting where business, and / or networking is a thing.
By having a process to stay focused, learn from, and help those that you meet, you’ll get more value and cultivate better relationships.
Be clear on the following discussion points in your next one-on-one networking (or coffee) meeting and pack a PUNCH in determining how you can help each other!
Purpose – What is the purpose of the meeting?
Understanding – What do you do professionally and personally?
Networking – What is networking and where do you network?
Call to action – Specifically, what do you want? Your “ask”!
How to move forward – What is your next step. if any?
Of course, discuss family, friends, hobbies, and the fun stuff too!
Exchange these ideas and discussion points at your next business networking meeting so you can continue to learn, help, and be successful networking and referral partners!
Now, pass the cream and sugar.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DISCUSS AT YOUR BUSINESS NETWORKING or COFFEE MEETINGS?
“Once that bell rings, you’re on your own. It’s just you and the other guy.” -Joe Louis