We’re all busy. In fact, many people these days think that if you aren’t busy, you’re boring. So, you’re always on the go – commuting to work, meeting a friend, going to the gym, planning birthday parties, squeezing family time in somewhere, catching up on your favorite shows… the list goes on! Related: 4 Ways To Take Ownership Of Your Career In all of your busy-ness, you probably don’t set aside too much time for networking. You might think, “Who has TIME to network?” Uh, you do - if you want to take control of your career! Before you call me crazy, hear me out. Think about your typical day for a second. How much time to you spend playing on your phone? WHEN do you find yourself playing on your phone? It could be waiting for the bus, during the commercials of your favorite TV show, or while you’re sweatin’ it up on the elliptical machine. Just think: If you spent that time networking instead of playing Candy Crush or Bubble Shooter, you could be on your way to a new job or more clients! (If you've read any of our articles for the Professional Independence Project, you know why this is so important for your business-of-one!) When you only have 5-10 minutes a day to spare, you need to use it wisely. So, what’s my #1 secret for building your network?
October 17, 2014