Better Networking e-Course: Week 2

Week 2: Secret #2 + The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

Minimum Total Study Time For This Module: 3 hours (1.5 hours listening, 1.5 hours exercises)

Intro Video (3:14 mins):



 
Below you’ll find all of the files relating to this week’s lesson. To download them, right-click and save the file. You can access content from previous weeks by clicking on the links on the right-hand side of the screen.
 

The core content of this week’s coaching session:

This week is all about the Do’s and Don’ts of Networking. Before we get into that, there’s the small matter of revealing secret #2 to great networking.
 

Secret #2: Help Others First:


Well, suspense over – it’s Help Others First.

So now we have:

Secret #1: Be Yourself
Secret #2: Help Others First


Please listen to the short audio below where we’ll explore secret #2 in a little more detail, then we’ll get on to some Do’s and Don’ts of Networking.

Week 02: Help Others First MP3 (19:33 mins) (Right-Click to Download)
Week 02: Secret #2: Help Others First – Outline PDF (Right-Click to Download)
 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking:

We have two short presentations for you on the Do’s and Don’ts of Networking, which cover some specific ‘angles’ namely:

  • looking at some stereotypes of poor networking in ‘The 10 People You Don’t Want to Meet’ and
  • looking at online networking in particular in ‘The 7 Deadly Secrets of Online Networking’ (as online networking is such a hot topic these days and it’s not going away any time soon).

Please view these presentations then we’ll get on to brainstorm a fuller list of the Do’s and Don’ts of networking betwen us in an interactive exercise.

The 10 People You Don’t Want To Meet (7:23 mins):



 
Week 02: The 10 People You Don’t Want To Meet MP3 (Right-Click to Download)
 

The 7 Deadly Sins of Online Networking (32:32 mins):



 
Week 02: The 7 Deadly Sins of Online Networking MP3 (Right-Click to Download)
 

Handouts and worksheets supporting this week’s session:

Week 02 Worksheet: The 10 People You Don’t Want To Meet – Analysis Exercise
(expected Study Time: 30 mins)
Week 02 Worksheet: The 7 Deadly Sins of Online Networking – Analysis Exercise
(expected Study Time: 30 mins)
Week 02 Worksheet: The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking – Interactive Exercise
(expected Study Time: 30 mins)
 

As always, if you have any questions or need any help whatsoever, just reply to any of the emails that we’ve sent you, and we’ll get back to you.

Course Schedule

 

Week 1: The #1 Secret to Great Networking

Week 2: Secret #2 + The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

Week 3: Secret #3 + Networking Events (and what to do instead)

Week 4: Putting it All Together & Managing Your Network

Wrap-up & Feedback