Very often networking for career is supposed to be another To Do on your long list. when hearing “you have to invest time in networking”, a lot of women think: “OH NO – just give me a break!” But what if you call it Relationship Building and change your mindset by thinking:
Getting to know (new) people better is an enrichment to my life.
According to a Harvard Business Review Article a promotion is not about your skills but about relationships. Have a more detailed look at the article here.
For me personally, I do love to build relationships (some would say: networking for career reasons ;-)! For me it is not only about for my career, it is out of a deep interest for people and their point of views. I just like people. I like to meet and talk to them. For me this is networking and building relations with like-minded people who inspire me, give me positive energy and who I just like to talk to.
So what do you think? You want to invest time in networking for your career?
Have a look at the tipps and tools I am happy to share with you.
Of course feel free to let me know yours! 🙂
What about you? Ready to take the next step?
I invite you to develop a strategy for your next steps in a personal get-to-know-you conversation with me!