One of the biggest mistakes you can make as an entrepreneur is not seeing the big picture. That’s not an easy thing to do when you are trying to start up a business. Not easy, but a must, as you need to have a vision for the future. For me it was not connecting with people who I felt did not fit my model. Five years down the road my model changed and those people I did not bother to connect with I now wanted to know. Those were wasted opportunities. Not connecting with people you don’t think you will do business with has another downside.
Kevin Willett says Casper notwithstanding, ghosting is anything but friendly
Kevin Willetts says being a connector makes you and others happy
Kevin Willett says doing a little bending in your schedule will not break it
What is the answer to this burning question you ask? Simple, be flexible.
Kevin Willett knows many ways to help build and maintain new business connections
Kevin Willett says having a strong network will get you through good times and bad
We all know connecting with people through networking is important for growing your business. We try to connect with people who meet the criteria of what we are looking for in a client or referral partner. What about the people we meet or see on social media that do not meet the criteria? Should we connect with them too?