Early in 2022, I was delighted to host a webinar for our OWIT UK community on How to Network: Why networking skills are important?
We all know this famous quote from Coco Chanel, “ You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” and that is why mastering a few techniques when you start networking will set you up for success..and yes..will make your networking easier too!
During this webinar I focused on 3 areas:
In this blog I am sharing a few tips and questions, which you may want to consider and start practicing during your next networking event:
I hope you enjoyed some of the above tips, and that they arehelping you think about networking in a more focused approach.
If you are interested in finding out more about this topic and skill, here is a link for further reading: The 8 Best Networking Books of 2022 (thebalancecareers.com).
And, if you are working in the world of international trade or any activity that requires you meeting people, I am sure you can see how important these skills are. So, to take one step forward, why not get in touch with OWIT UK to see how you can connect with more like-minded people – by joining us, attending our event and bring your networking skills to life!
As you can see, OWIT UK helps to open up access to more markets as we make connections globally. We invite you to join us as members and avail yourself of the opportunities for business growth and upskilling in all things international trade.
We encourage membership from all over the UK, from suppliers to the industry, from entrepreneurs, women-owned or led businesses and from all SMEs, regardless of gender, who support our aims. Please browse through our website for joining details, sign up for our newsletter and join us at our events. Our next event will be on our website shortly.
Véronique Rapetti, VP, OWIT UK
About the author of this blog: Véronique Rapetti, is one of our founding member and VP (Meet Véronique Rapetti – OWIT UK) . She brings a lot of experience in the world of leadership and personal development, entrepreneurship and strategy execution. She has worked in many international roles across various industry, founded a b2b training business, for over 8 years worked within the London entrepreneurial start-up eco-system. She is always keen to share her experience and knowledge of starting, launching, funding and growing a start-up/business as a business mentor. Currently she is the Product & Learning Experiences Manager at Insights ( www.insights.com), President of the young chamber of commerce F-GB (www.jccfb.org) . Connect with her on linkedIn, with a message ref OWITUK : Véronique Rapetti | LinkedIn