Derek Coburn has built his network by making good connections. His organization, Cadre DC, connects top business professionals with other professionals who are in need of their services. During today’s podcast, he shares his tips for making the most out of your networking efforts, how you should be asking the right requests from the right people, and tips for prioritizing your network so you know when to reach out to whom.
[:57] Teaching networking to those with a digital brand and digital presence.
[5:42] Identifying the most important connections in your network.
[12:03] Strategically asking for the right thing from the right person.
[28:14] Don’t go to every networking event under the sun.
[30:34] Make connecting part of your routine.
[41:00] A trigger phase is based on filling a need the client didn’t know existed.
[46:27] Contacting your dormant ties to expose yourself to rejection.
Mentioned in This Episode:
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Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza
Networking is Not Working, by Derek Coburn
Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency, by James A. Miller
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success, by Adam Grant