How to Convert your Networking Contacts into Meaningful Relationships with Professional Tools

1. Note vital details during meetups

  • Mutually beneficial
  • Worth the effort
  • Relevant and feels right

2. Strike while the iron is hot

  • Professional and trustworthy
  • Serious about your work and committed
  • And there’s little chance your new contact will stumble upon embarrassing posts

3. Set up a meeting as soon you can

  • Double-check availability the day leading up to the meeting to avoid last-minute scheduling conflicts
  • Set reminders so you aren’t late or forget about it altogether
  • Can take note of meeting conversations or get a hold of transcripts for reference

4. Keep up with your contact’s career changes

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