You can’t network with everyone; that would quickly become overwhelming. Instead, prioritize and determine who is most important to your professional success. In this video, Dorie walks you through the process of prioritizing your network, including how to: identify the most important 10, 50, and 100 contacts in your network; develop a realistic outreach strategy to keep in touch with them; and periodically reevaluate your strategy to ensure you’re getting the results you want.
- How many people are you connected with on social media?…Hundreds?…Thousands?…Just try networking with all of them.…It's kind of an insane thought, and I hope you don't try,…because you wouldn't have all that time…to devote to real relationship building.…It's just too big of a task.…That's why it's essential to prioritize your networking.…You have to be strategic about how you use your time.…In this video, I'm gonna help you learn how to prioritize…the contacts most essential to your professional success.…Check out the exercise file for a template…to help you get started.…
Let's start by focusing on the people you know,…and it's important to narrow it down to a limited number.…I suggest thinking in terms of your top 10,…your top 50, and your top 100.…You'll obviously wanna devote…more time and energy to your top 10…as compared to the others on your list.…So who should be on it?…Think about people who can make…a real difference to your professional future.…These could be current or past clients, prospective clients,…
- Prioritizing contacts
- Building meaningful connections
- Managing your time
- Hosting networking events
- Networking on social media