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January 1, 2024 41 mins

Ever find yourself caught in the struggle between being genuine and networking? Most people have trouble reconciling how to connect with people and build relationships naturally while also being able to accomplish their own goals. So how can you accomplish goals that require having connections but not be transactional? It turns out that there are easy ways to begin relationships that are genuine and feel natural to the other party (no schmoozing involved!) What’s the key? Stop forcing it. This episode provides 5 examples of how to build connections and relationships naturally without being transactional.

What you’ll learn

  • How to make connections without networking events and social media
  • How to build genuine relationships when networking
  • Five unconventional strategies to build genuine connections without resorting to transactional approaches

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