Here’s a lovely, practical ‘how to’ list of things to do to network effectively at those sometime tricky social & professional occasions, from Karen James. Tips like-
People like to talk about themselves and their business. Good questions would be; ‘How did you get started in business?’ or ‘You have been very successful, what’s your secret?’
Which beautifully illustrates the underlying core skills of ‘stroking’ and ‘double-clicking’ that I’ve talked about before. For Karen’s full post try- Networking tips for successful business | Karen James Super Blog.