I want to tell you my favorite networking story. It’s my favorite mostly because I come out looking like a total dork (and there’s nothing I like better than to laugh at myself!), but also because it was a real LIGHT BULB MOMENT…we get so few of those in life! Anyway, here goes.
Many years ago, when I was but a young entrepreneur, I joined a local Chamber of Commerce Leads Group. After my first few meetings and getting to know the other members, a gentleman asked me if I’d like to go to coffee so he could learn more about what I did. “This is it!”, thought my naïve, innocent self. “He’s going to hire me for his marketing. Damn, this networking thing is paying off already!” Continue Reading →