- 13:00 - 14:00
- Andy Lopata
- Who can attend:
- University of Leeds alumni staff and students
The Networking Mind-set
Invite people to a networking event and many will find any excuse not to go. Images fill our minds of people exchanging business cards and elevator pitches over cold canapés and warm wine. Many feel uncomfortable approaching strangers, struggle to know what to say or lack the confidence to talk to senior people.
Yet strong networks provide a foundation for a successful career and events are a key tool in helping us to build those networks and deepen the relationships within them.
How then, can we overcome our hesitation, enjoy networking events and ensure that they are productive?
In this webinar, Andy Lopata will explore the networking mind-set, looking at what you need to think about to get the most out of your networking.
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About the speaker
Andy Lopata was called ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ by the Financial Times and ‘a true master of networking’ by the Independent. Author of three books on networking, he has been quoted in a number of other business books and is a blogger for The Huffington Post.
Andy travels widely and speaks globally and is regularly quoted in the international press. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association and of the Learning and Performance Institute and a Master of the Institute for Sales Management.
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