Many opportunities come from being open to chance encounters, listening to people, participating actively, taking the time to meet people and hear about their projects — offline.
There is no social network that can replace the touch of a human hand. The best business professionals know that.
I learned by watching some of the best at work.
They have one thing in common. They are good at listening — present, professional, connective. The more experienced, the better listeners. One reason why connections happen in real life.
Is meeting people in person one of your habits?
It should be.
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Valeria is an experienced listener. She is also frequent speaker at conferences and companies on variety of topics. To book her for a speaking engagement click here.