4 Practical Toolsto Network Comfortably, Naturally and Effectively<br />by Jonathan Bender, MS, MFA<br />Founder, WholeSpe...
Overview<br />What is Get Real Networking<br />Everyday Performance Philosophy<br />4 Tools to Transform Your Networking: ...
Why Network?<br />Meet new clients<br />Expand our circle of influence<br />Have a fun time<br />Learn new tools and ideas...
Techniques<br />What have you tried? How’s it worked for you?<br />
What’s “Real?”<br />Being ourselves<br />Not putting on airs<br />Being down to earth<br />
Everyday Performance<br />Performance Studies: burgeoning field<br />“All the world’s a stage:” life as a performance<br /...
Identity as Unconscious Performance<br />Gestures and body language<br />Facial expressions<br />Eye contact<br />Muscle t...
Performing at Networking Events<br />“Performing” ourselves<br />Wanting to make a great impression<br />Fear of being jud...
Tool #1:Get Present<br />Presence = Fully Present.<br />Connect with your breath.<br />Warm up beforehand.<br />
Tool #2:Don’t Try to Look Good.<br />Don’t try to make a good impression.<br />Stop obsessing about how you’re being perce...
Tool #3:Focus on Connecting.<br />It’s about both of you. (Duh.)<br />Listen.<br />Heart Breathing Exercise<br />
Tool #4:Help others.<br />Find ways to be of service.<br />Follow up the very next day.<br />Be a resource; connect others...
Summary<br />Let go of trying to perform your best. (Get out of your own way.)<br />Loosen up, relax, and get present.<br ...
Bonus Tips: Reframing<br />When meeting someone, act like it’s the 10th time seeing them.<br />Don’t say what you do – tel...
Q&A<br />
WholeSpeak Coaching<br />For Public Speaking and Everyday Performance<br />Discover greater skills, comfort, and presence<...
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Natural Networking: Tips and Techniques

WholeSpeak founder Jonathan Bender on how to both enjoy and get results from networking events.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Business      
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Transcripts - Natural Networking: Tips and Techniques

  • 1. 4 Practical Toolsto Network Comfortably, Naturally and Effectively<br />by Jonathan Bender, MS, MFA<br />Founder, WholeSpeak<br />http://www.wholespeak.com<br />
  • 2. Overview<br />What is Get Real Networking<br />Everyday Performance Philosophy<br />4 Tools to Transform Your Networking: Presence, Not Trying, Connecting, Helping<br />Practical Exercises<br />Q&A<br />
  • 3. Why Network?<br />Meet new clients<br />Expand our circle of influence<br />Have a fun time<br />Learn new tools and ideas<br />
  • 4. Techniques<br />What have you tried? How’s it worked for you?<br />
  • 5. What’s “Real?”<br />Being ourselves<br />Not putting on airs<br />Being down to earth<br />
  • 6. Everyday Performance<br />Performance Studies: burgeoning field<br />“All the world’s a stage:” life as a performance<br />We perform differently based on our surroundings<br />Identity as performance<br />
  • 7. Identity as Unconscious Performance<br />Gestures and body language<br />Facial expressions<br />Eye contact<br />Muscle tension<br />Voice<br />Emotions<br />
  • 8. Performing at Networking Events<br />“Performing” ourselves<br />Wanting to make a great impression<br />Fear of being judged<br />Feeling fake<br />So…<br />How do we let go of our habits and get real?<br />
  • 9. Tool #1:Get Present<br />Presence = Fully Present.<br />Connect with your breath.<br />Warm up beforehand.<br />
  • 10. Tool #2:Don’t Try to Look Good.<br />Don’t try to make a good impression.<br />Stop obsessing about how you’re being perceived.<br />Don’t give away your power.<br />Practice not looking good.<br />
  • 11. Tool #3:Focus on Connecting.<br />It’s about both of you. (Duh.)<br />Listen.<br />Heart Breathing Exercise<br />
  • 12. Tool #4:Help others.<br />Find ways to be of service.<br />Follow up the very next day.<br />Be a resource; connect others with resources.<br />
  • 13. Summary<br />Let go of trying to perform your best. (Get out of your own way.)<br />Loosen up, relax, and get present.<br />Focus on connecting, not on your goals of getting more clients.<br />Help others.<br />
  • 14. Bonus Tips: Reframing<br />When meeting someone, act like it’s the 10th time seeing them.<br />Don’t say what you do – tell a story of how you helped someone.<br />How does your work affect people? Make their lives easier or better? <br />What do you love about what you do?<br />
  • 15. Q&A<br />
  • 16. WholeSpeak Coaching<br />For Public Speaking and Everyday Performance<br />Discover greater skills, comfort, and presence<br />Free consultation<br />www.wholespeak.com<br />info@wholespeak.com<br />(510) 269-7519<br />WholeSpeak: Express your whole self.<br />

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