Ce diaporama a bien été signalé.
Nous utilisons votre profil LinkedIn et vos données d’activité pour vous proposer des publicités personnalisées et pertinentes. Vous pouvez changer vos préférences de publicités à tout moment.

Power of Networking for Entrepreneurs

19 010 vues

Publié le

What is networking? Why is important? What are some common mistakes entrepreneurs do at networking events? What are the good networking practices? What tools exist to build a professional network and maintain your connections?

Power of Networking for Entrepreneurs

  1. Power of Networking for entrepreneurs Emad Saif Center For Entrepreneurship, Qatar University
  2. Agenda Networking ?? Networking Tool Networking Tips
  3. Entrepreneur vs. Barriers HELP!
  4. Networking = Support System
  5. Networking ??
  6. “ A supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest ” NETWORKING [net-wur-king]
  7. PEOPLE are your most important assets
  8. Without proper support system you will fail!
  9. Why Network?
  10. Find partners, customers, investors or support community Learn, discover new opportunities and stay motivated Promote idea, receive feedback and gain support Why Network?
  11. Networking Cycle 1. Meet people 2. Listen & Learn 3. Make connections 4. Follow Up 5. Stay in Touch
  12. Exercise
  13. Introduce Your Self 1
  14. Introduce Someone 1
  15. Personal Elevator Pitch
  16. Who are you? [ First name and Current situation ] My name is Mariam, I’m in my last year of environmental science degree at Qatar University Mariam’s Personal Elevator Pitch Your experience [ Previous work experience, other relevant things you’ve done, the achievement you’re most proud of ] During my studies, I’ve worked on several environmental focused projects, the most recent on Qatar’s waste management challenges. Your goal [ Who you want to help, the clients you want to work for, the people you want to work with, the innovation you want to create ] My goal is to graduate and join a company where I can use my knowledge to propose practical solutions to make Qatar greener. Conversation [ Share something interesting and encourage others to join in ] Did you know that Qatar’s lack of recycling creates over 2.5 million tons of waste annually? Call to action [ Thank them for their time, ask how to connect and follow up ] It was great to meet you and I hope we can connect. May I add you on LinkedIn?
  17. Write Your Personal Pitch 5
  18. Who are you? [ First name and Current situation ] Your experience [ Previous work experience, other relevant things you’ve done, the achievement you’re most proud of ] Your goal [ Who you want to help, the clients you want to work for, the people you want to work with, the innovation you want to create ] Conversation [ Share something interesting and encourage others to join in ] Call to action [ Thank them for their time, ask how to connect and follow up ] _________’s Personal Elevator Pitch
  19. NETWORKING
  20. • Don’t ask them to do something for you  Offer them your services if you can help • Don’t stick with them or follow them around  Make it short & sweet • Don’t ask personal questions or joke too much  Stay professional and give time for rapport Meeting Someone New
  21. • Don’t use negative words (i.e. problems)  Use positive words (i.e. challenges) • Don’t ignore them if someone distracts you  Regain eye contact and add them to your conversation • Don’t leave suddenly from your conversation  Excuse your self politely & thank them Meeting Someone New
  22. Personal Communication
  23. Smile 
  24. Eye Contact
  25. 1x Listen More! 67% 33%
  26. Hand Shakes
  27. Hand Positions
  28. Third person not accepted by first two Open triangle position for accepting third person Open Formation Gesture
  29. Personal Space
  30. Power Positions
  31. Kennedy vs. Nixon Presidential Debate [1960]
  32. Business Cards
  33. Remembering People Mary likes photography John teaches business
  34. Network Again 5  Use body language  Find things in common  Always think “How can I help them?”
  35. Networking Tool
  36. Build your network and stay in touch
  37. Why Join ? Create your personal brand & public image Access to many jobs are posted on LinkedIn An online portfolio to be discovered by employers Find & maintain connections of interest Follow companies of interest for news & updates Gain influence over your network
  38. Sample Profile
  39. Create Your Profile www.linkedin.com
  40. Start Networking! Meet new people at networking events & practice your pitch Offer your services & help connect people Maintain your new connections & grow your network (500+)
  41. Learn More
  42. It’s not WHAT you know It’s WHO you know
  43. THANK YOU! Emad Saif Center for Entrepreneurship QATAR UNIVERSITY emadsaif@qu.edu.qa

×