Its often ‘not what you know but who you know’ but networking is scary for most people and speaking is even worse.
When you start a business, you normally have a skill but new business owners often lack confidence in telling potential clients about their abilities.
It often doesn’t feel comfortable to explain the brilliant skills you have.
So here are somethings you can do to make it less scary:
- Introduce yourself – it’s one of the best possible and most obvious ice breakers – just go up to people and say ‘Hi, I am …. and I am a …..’ and ask them what they do
- Give examples in a mini story format – how do your skills or products benefit people, why do they need your services? You don’t have to name names, just explain in general terms how you help businesses and clients
- Why do you love…
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