Networking Information

7 Step Plan To Get Going With Networking


Whether you?re an introvert or an extrovert, feel like you have the gift of gab or just don?t know how to make small talk, networking know-how is very important for your business success. There is a notion in business that I believe most of us subscribe to that says ?all things being equal, people will do business with and refer business to those they know, like and trust.? And the key to this is obviously being able to develop relationships.

Powerful Networking: Focus on Building Connections, Not Closing Sales


You can find numerous references in the business literature about the importance of a company?s mission. These sources emphasize that the mission is not to make a profit; that a profit is the outcome of and reward for fulfilling the mission. In the same sense, the mission of networking is not to gain business and close sales. The mission of your networking activities is to make connections, develop relationships, and help others. The outcome of these activities will ultimately be increased business. It?s the reward, not the purpose.

Communication Is A 2-Way Street (The Networking Factor)


The Personal Touch 1

Networking - How To Do It


Networking is probably the oldest, easiest, most effective and least expensive way to get more business. It doesn't necessarily involve selling your product or service but it does mean selling yourself. However, that doesn't involve a lot of talking - it does involve a lot of listening.

8 Ways To Develop Confidence In New Situations


Do you enjoy one-on-one networking, however, the thought of walking into room full of people you don't know horrifies you? You're not alone. Yes, even a social butterfly, President of the Social Committee in High School and avid networker knows how you feel. Here are some of my tricks. And they have all worked!

You Can?t Spell Networking Without Serendipity


?Fear not to entertain strangers for by so doing some have entertained angels unaware.?

What I Do Is Not Who I Am... The Networking Factor


Ah, the personal touch that continues to make a big difference for the better in our lives and the lives of those who have an opportunity to experience a personal touch from us.

Giving the Gift of Your Name (The Networking Factor)


Although, this is about giving the gift of your name to others, it certainly runs a close second in importance to ?Whats? in a name??

Which Networking Events Should You Attend?


How does one determine which are the best events to attend based on one?s best customer?

Follow-Up with Your Contacts


What happens when you meet a potential client at an event and you do not follow up?

Defining a Quality Networking Group


When it comes to quality, how do you choose the group that matches your expectations?

Ask for What YOU Want and Gain More Business


Why ask others for help and what do you gain from it?

Practice Makes Pefect


What is the problem when people try to describe what they do and they stumble over their words and never consistently repeat the same message?

Plan for the Event or Flounder


Rather than being there to eat the food and drink the drinks, planning before attending an event will change your view.

How to Collect Business Cards


Why the business card grab is not why you are there? So how do you obtain the card and show interest that gains confidence?

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Develop a networking mindset  SFGate

Meeting your next employer can happen in a variety of ways, but it's likely you'll met them through an unexpected networking encounter. Anytime you are ...


How Female Brokers Can Maximise The Return On Their Networking  Forbes

When it comes to facilitating new connections across networks, the playing field it not equal for men and women - but it can be made more so.


Librarians’ picks for mastering the art of networking  Business in Vancouver

The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane.


Open Source LF Networking Projects Enter the Commercialization Phase, Supported by a Growing Global Ecosystem  Yahoo Finance

LFN's OVP compliance and verification program gains momentum with GSMA and CNTT- Solutions, Blueprints, Use cases -- on display in LF Networking booth ...


Consider these SD-WAN technologies for faster, more reliable networking  TechGenix

As virtualization becomes a major part of organizations' infrastructure, these SD-WAN technologies provide faster and more reliable networking solutions.


The Atlantic Festival Will Offer a $50 "Networking Pass" This Year  Washingtonian

The Atlantic Festival, which runs from September 24 through September 26, is offering a more cost-conscious, time-friendly ticket this year, for people who can't ...


An introvert's guide to networking  Exhibition News

Felicity Cator, Head of EventLAB, breaks down how introverts can make the most out of networking situations. Networking – it can feel like an occupational ...


KeyBank to hold business-boosting networking event  Buffalo News

Entrepreneurs and small business owners will have a chance to network and learn about resources available to grow their businesses, at an upcoming KeyBank ...


Hollywood's Digital Effects Leaders Leverage Pluribus Networks for High-Performance Connectivity  GlobeNewswire

SANTA CLARA, CA, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pluribus Networks, a leader in open networking and next-generation software-defined networking ...


Businesses Are Built By Networking. Here’s A Blueprint That Has Worked.  Forbes

No matter what you're doing in business—trying to hire the best talent, chasing your dream job, or finding the perfect partner for a new venture—knowing the ...


Don't call it networking  Ladders

Networking is beyond a buzzword. It almost carries a negative connotation. Formalizing human connection often has the opposite effect than the one intended.


Veterans, active service members invited to Entrepreneurial Networking Lunch | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Fredonia Technology Incubator (FTI) welcomes veterans and active *service* members to an Entrepreneurial Networking Lunch. The lunch will be held ...


The evolution of SDN and its role in networking  TechTarget

The evolution of SDN began a decade ago, and some experts have deemed software-defined networks obsolete. Dive into SDN's past and see whether the ...


Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts networking dinner for young and beginning farmers  Mountain Xpress

Hickory Nut Gap Farm will join forces with the National Young Farmers Coalition to host a free dinner and networking evening for new and future farmers on ...


Becoming a Social Networking Pro  WPRI.com

ChikMedia's Meghan Rothschild is here to share her top tips for Facebook. How you can best utilize it for your business and beyond! Swap out cover photos ...


Sep 25 | Westchester Professionals Business Networking | White Plains  Patch.com

Wednesday September 25 2019: If you are a business owner or professional, you are cordially invited to our Wednesday Breakfast Meetings ...


Newsymom LLC to hold networking event - News  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Local organization Newsymom LLC invites local mothers to a networking event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at 10 Hands Art Collaborative, 146 Ashwood Lane NW, ...


Attendees praise Southern Innovations for networking, expo  The Packer

NASHVILLE – Exhibitors gave high marks to the Southeast Produce Council's foodservice and organics conference Southern Innovations both for the show itself ...


Ways to introduce yourself in person, at parties or networking events  Ladders

After a stint in my career where I produced or hosted sometimes glitzy events, I figured out a few ways to introduce myself, even when in a tough crowd.


'What is LinkedIn?': A beginner's guide to the popular professional networking and career development site  Business Insider

LinkedIn is a social network that focuses on professional networking and career development. The site offers a free version and paid membership tiers.


Chamber of Commerce Networking Event Set for Saturday  Arkansas Razorbacks

Arkansas Athletics is hosting an area Chamber of Commerce networking event on Saturday, Sept. 21, prior to kickoff of the San Jose State football game.


Celebrating Our Mentors - Networking, Fun, Stories of Inspiration  Patch.com

Thursday September 26 2019: A night of fun, food, drinks, music and a chance to honor our mentors. The event will take place on the Long Island...


LGBTQIA Career Panel & Ice Cream & Networking  The Daily Toreador

In partnership with the Office of LGBTQIA Education & Engagement the University Career Center at Texas Tech welcomed back TTU Alumni to share their ...


IST student networking event focuses on diversity and inclusion  Penn State News

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the College of Information Sciences and Technology hosted an inaugural diversity engagement reception at the Graduate Hotel in ...


Planner: Must-do networking + business events  Upstate Business Journal

What: A monthly meeting of the Healthcare Issues Committee. This committee is open to any Greenville Chamber member who is interested in health care ...


Feds roll up East County drug networks  The San Diego Union-Tribune

A year-long investigation led to 85 people being charged with narcotics and money laundering, federal law enforcement authorities said Thursday.


Speakers encourage innovation, networking  The Wilson Times

Entrepreneurial resources was the crux of a Tuesday night Gig East Meetup that drew participants from throughout the region. “If I could give a piece of advice, ...


Hate Networking Groups? Here Are 5 Ways to Make Them Work for You  Inc.

If you want to grow your business to grow, networking groups can be a great way to meet new connections and potential clients. But you have to work them.


Seven Costly Networking Mistakes That Cripple Your Job Search  Forbes

Are you actively and strategically growing your network on a continual basis?


Too many networking requests, too little time. Elaine Varelas explores networking fatigue and creating boundaries  Boston.com

Q: Despite my busy schedule, I hate saying no to networking requests when I can avoid it, but I'm starting to reach my limit. How do I pick and choose which ...


NBCU Cable Hit With Layoffs as Lifestyle Networks Combine Operations  TheWrap

Layoffs expected to amount to less than 5% of current staff.


Comcast puts open source networking software into production  FierceTelecom

SANTA CLARA, California — Comcast sent its Senior VP of Next Generation Access Networks Elad Nafshi to the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) ...


Another Day, Another Raft of SOHO Networking Exploits  The Tech Report

A company called ISE has published "SOHOpelessly Broken 2.0" that details ongoing security flaws in SOHO-targeted networking equipment.


TV Networks Take Down Juul and Other E-Cigarette Ads  The New York Times

Teenage vaping keeps climbing, suggesting that campaigns to curb e-cigarette use among minors were not working.


Losing a Community Networking Pioneer  Broadband Communities

Remembering Gene Crick, a visionary leader devoted to empowering people through broadband.


More Than Just Code: Open Networking Early Adopters Share Lessons Learned  Light Reading

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA -- The transformations brought about by open networking technologies go beyond code; open networking changes how carriers ...


AT&T's Fuetsch: 'We Really Didn't Have a Choice' on Open Networking  Light Reading

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- ONF Connect -- AT&T has nearly reached its goal of virtualizing 75% of its network by 2020 and is now gearing up for trials of open ...


How to get the most out of networking events  Upstate Business Journal

If you haven't noticed, networking events have taken over Greenville. You can go to one just about any day of the business week, and often more than one.


Tip Sheet: Talking about your business while networking  BizTimes - Milwaukee Business News

Last updated on September 3rd, 2019 at 12:30 pm. While at networking events, it can be exciting when someone asks about your business, but it can be difficult ...


There's no substitute for face-to-face networking… and here's how to do it  Insider.co.uk

Seven ways to get the best out if networking at events, according to expert Andrew Smith.


3 strategies to simplify complex networks  Network World

Innovations such as SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G have enabled networks to do more, but they've also made them complex. Software, machine learning, and ...


News Networks Seize on D.C.’s New Mystery: The Whistleblower Complaint  Deadline

Networks scrambled to come up with more information on what President Donald Trump told a foreign leader.


Good news for the introverted: networking is 'overrated'  Sydney Morning Herald

Good news for introverts: networking, pressing the flesh, schmoozing – call it what you will – is not as effective as it's been made out to be. In fact, it might be a ...


Cisco adds speed, smarts to MDS storage networking family  Network World

Cisco brings 64G, Ansible and analytics support to SAN family.


This is why networking doesn't always work for women  Fast Company

The value of connecting unacquainted friends at work shouldn't be understated, especially for women. In this role, you're exposed to new information, ideas, and ...


Customers Praise FortiGate Enterprise Network Firewalls for Securing Their Networks  Security Boulevard

Find out what our customers are saying about Fortinet's FortiGate Enterprise Network Firewalls on Gartner Peer Insights.


NETGEAR (NTGR) to Offer AV Support Services in IP Networking  Yahoo Finance

NETGEAR (NTGR) aims to simplify and streamline IP networking for small and medium sized firms that often lack the requisite resources and technical ...


Networking Needs More Than Incremental Innovation  The Next Platform

The apocryphal Chinese curse – “May you live in interesting times” – certainly applies to the datacenter of the early 21st century. Never before have the.


Top 5 IoT networking security mistakes  Network World

Even though Brother International is a supplier of many IT products, from machine tools to head-mounted displays to industrial sewing machines, it's best known ...


CenturyLink brings together adaptive networking, agile IT and security to fuel customers' digital transformations  VanillaPlus

With enterprises digital transformation initiatives starting to bear fruit, George Malim, caught up with Julia Fraser, the vice president of sales, UK and.


TONIGHT! Brewster Networking Mixer Goes Country  HamletHub

Brewster Networking Mixer Goes Country Brewster Master Networks Hosts Mixer at Bull & Barrel Brew Pub The Brewster Chapter of Master Networks invites you ...


A guide to the latest networking + business events  Upstate Business Journal

What: A breakfast event hosted by the Upstate Chamber Coalition. This meeting will feature Democratic candidate for president Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South ...


How political networking can take your career to the next level  NBCNews.com

Adrienne Elrod and Susan Del Percio: Political networking can help your career.


Closer look: Cloud WAN, SD-WAN, and cloud-native networking  TechGenix

Cloud native networking, cloud WAN, SD-WAN – whatever you call it, it's about integrations between platforms across several clouds and physical locations.


Microsoft to improve Azure networking with private links to multi-tenant services  The Register

Microsoft has pulled the sheets off Azure Private Link as a way to create a private endpoint for a shared *service*. This means the *service* can be accessed via a ...


euNetworks Adds New High Density Fibre Networks in Milan and Madrid  Yahoo Finance

adds new high density fibre networks in Milan and Madrid, installing high fibre count cable & connecting key data centres with diversity.


Department of Energy Announces $60.7 Million to Advance Quantum Computing and Networking  Energy.gov

Projects Involve both Universities and National Laboratories. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60.7 million in ...


Juniper Networks Becomes Official Networking Partner of Aston Martin  Yahoo Finance

Two global brands will partner to develop technological excellenceJuniper branding will feature on the 2019 Vantage GTE race car GAYDON, United Kingdom ...


Private 5G networks: Everything you need to know  TechGenix

We are on the verge of the rollout of public 5G networks. And following close behind is the reality of private 5G networks. What are they? Read on.


Change to AWS Lambda Networking Reduces Cold Start Time for VPC Customers  InfoQ.com

AWS announced changes to how Lambda functions connect to resources in a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). This change — using pre-created network interfaces ...


AMC Networks CEO: 'Walking Dead' Franchise Has "Decades of Life Left"  Hollywood Reporter

AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan on Thursday said 'The Walking Dead' franchise still has "an awful lot of life left" despite lower ratings in recent seasons.


Artificial Intelligence – Improving How We Diagnose Cancer  Technology Networks

The Journal Metabolism Clinical and Experimental mentions in a recent review that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine has come to cover such ...


85 people charged in East County drug trafficking networks  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Eighty-five people linked to the Sinaloa Cartel were charged Thursday for their roles in a massive East County drug trafficking network.


New licenses, new opportunities. N.J. cannabis networking event set for Sept. 18 in Cranford. Here's how to get tickets.  NJ.com

NJ Cannabis Insider will feature several industry insiders' insight on what comes next for medical marijuana expansion and legalization.


How to watch college football: Week 4 TV, networks for all 58 FBS games  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here are the TV times, networks and streaming opportunities for all FBS games Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All times are EDT. This week's schedule features ...


Op-Ed: To Transform Bus Networks, Understand Networks of Power  Streetsblog San Francisco

In forthcoming book, “Better Buses, Better Cities” (Island Press), transit expert Steven Higashide argues that bus transit should the linchpin for fair and vibrant ...


E-Cigarette Brands Spent $57 Million on TV Ads This Year, Including 54% to Networks That Now Reject Them  TheWrap

WarnerMedia, CBS and Viacom on Wednesday said they would no longer accept advertisements for e-cigarettes and e-cigarette products. Collectively, those ...


Brennan IT expands Fortinet partnership with hybrid SD-WAN offering  CRN Australia

Managed services provider Brennan IT has launched a hybrid SD-WAN offering targeting customers using hybrid clouds. The company partnered with Fortinet, ...


Assuring video QoE: Meeting the challenge in evolving networks  RCR Wireless News

Given those demands, CSPs need a comprehensive strategy for network and *service* visibility, with video QoE as a top priority.


NETWORKS and NeTREP commit to collaboration, open to merging  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

(WJHL) – The Tri-Cities' two largest economic development organizations say they're going to work together to improve regional cooperation. We learned that ...


HRBT expansion project hosts small business networking event in Hampton  WAVY.com

The contractor for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion project hosted a free networking event for Small, Women-owned and Minority-owned ...


Cambium Networks CEO On Going Public, 5G, And What The Xirrus Deal Means For Partners  CRN: The Biggest Tech News For Partners, And The IT Channel

Cambium Networks CEO Atul Bhatnagar told CRN about Cambium's recent IPO and its newly-acquired wireless technology portfolio from Xirrus and what both ...


Northeastern University to design the wireless networks of the future using world's most powerful radio frequency emulator  News@Northeastern

The National Science Foundation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have selected Northeastern University to run a massive data center ...


Aviat Networks Announces Interim Chief Executive Officer  Yahoo Finance

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (AVNW), ("Aviat Networks" or the "Company"), the leading expert in microwave networking ...


UW students develop skills, networks at wildlife summer camp  University of Wisconsin-Madison

From left, UW–Madison students Grant Witynski, Mace Drumright, and Abby Haydin, conduct a bird playback survey on a small lake at Kemp Natural Resources ...


Gaming's Future: New Devices And Business Models For New Networks  Forbes

Gaming is at the vanguard for advances in new devices.


5G phones debut in China to a shrug amid lack of networks  Nikkei Asian Review

GUANGZHOU -- Smartphone makers in China have released new 5G handsets over the past month to a muted reaction because the networks that.


Learning to read recycles visual cortical networks without destruction  Science Advances

Learning to read is associated with the appearance of an orthographically sensitive brain region known as the visual word form area. It has been claimed that ...


85 Charged With Running Drug Networks in Southern California  U.S. News & World Report

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged 85 people with selling methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl through drug networks linked to Mexico's ...


Elistair integrates Silvus ad-hoc networking into its tethered UAV platform  Vertical Magazine

Elistair and Silvus technologies combined their expertise to provide mobile-networked multiple input and multiple output (MN-MIMO) networking by embedding a ...


Microsoft adds satellite support to its Azure ExpressRoute private-networking option  ZDNet

Microsoft is adding satellite support to Azure ExpressRoute and is making Azure available from two new regions in Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany.


Qualcomm Updates Wi-Fi 6 Lineup: Networking Pro Series for APs and FastConnect for Clients  AnandTech

Qualcomm is announcing an update to its Wi-Fi 6 portfolio today with a host of new access point solutions under the Networking Pro Series moniker. The client ...


The 5 Best-Selling IT Operations And Networking Vendors Of Q2 2019  CRN: The Biggest Tech News For Partners, And The IT Channel

Here are market research and business solutions firm NPD Group's top ranking of the top five vendors that sold the most IT operations and networking software ...


BET Networks Announces Comedian, Entertainer and Actor Lil Duval as Host of the 2019 BET “Hip Hop Awards”  Yahoo Finance

THE 2019 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” RETURN TO ATLANTA, GA AT THE COBB ENERGY CENTER PREMIERING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019 AT 8PM ...


Agencies question networks' plan to reinvent TV advertising  Business Insider

Networks and tech companies are aggressively trying to change TV advertising, but three large agencies questioned several of their initiatives.


AMC Networks' Acorn TV now has over 1M subs in the U.S. and Canada  FierceVideo

Acorn TV, a subscription streaming *service* owned by AMC Networks, said today that it has more than one million subscribers in the U.S. and Canada.


Everything you assumed about networking is wrong according to Glamour's Editor-in-Chief  Ladders

The Editor-in-Chief of Glamour is not the hyper-glossed, ever-discerning dignitary you'd think someone of this stature would be. Although she reports directly to ...


Challenges Abound in Securing Complex Networks  CSO Online

Securing your Internet attack surface today is more complex and challenging than ever.


Extreme Networks' Wi-Fi 6 network goes live at BBVA Stadium in Houston  Wi-Fi NOW News

Above: Probably the world's first soccer stadium with Wi-Fi 6, the BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas. By Claus Hetting, Wi-Fi NOW CEO & Chairman. Probably the ...


EXCLUSIVE: AFRL Top Tech Picks? AI, Autonomy & Sensor Networking Likely  Breaking Defense

AFA 2019: The Air Force Research Lab is looking closely at artificial intelligence, autonomy and sensor networking technologies as a key areas for its Vanguard ...


Air Force's shift to multi-domain operations depends on networks  FedScoop

As the Air Force embarks on a new strategy of multi-domain operations, building out a modern network to integrate those disparate domains will be essential, the ...


Africa Logistics Properties holds Supply Chain Networking Breakfast Forum to tackle current challenges in the East African Region  Brits in Kenya

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP), a modern warehousing solutions company hosted a Supply Chain Networking Breakfast Forum in celebration of it's second ...


Within Reach Grabs Crystal Networks  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest technology news from around the globe. Read similar Unified Communications news to 'Within Reach Grabs Crystal Networks' ...


Western Digital buys Kazan Networks to expand data infrastructure portfolio  ZDNet

The company is also aiming to expand its portfolio of fabric-enabled architectures including the OpenFlex composable disaggregated infrastructure platform that ...


Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant  TechRepublic

Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems.


Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds  The Guardian

Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch finds.


Microsoft strikes again… Windows 10 game audio and networking b0rked  PCGamesN

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 patch is wreaking havoc on some users PCs.


DOE Funds Quantum Computing and Networking Research  insideHPC

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60.7 million in funding to advance the development of quantum computing and networking. We are on ...


Cosentino Group Study Finds Functionality, Social Networks Are Driving Kitchen Design  Interior Design

What's in store for the future of kitchen design? Cosentino Group's soon-to-be-released Global Kitchen Study hints at what we can expect—namely functionality, ...


A10 Networks Cloud Access Proxy Provides Secure Access and Visibility for SaaS Apps  Yahoo Finance

Optimizes User Experience and Provides Security with Comprehensive Visibility.





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