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Networking and personal branding expert Karl Smith probably wasn’t sure what was in store for his future when he left his last full-time job to start a partnership. It’s when he left his corporate job … that he thought clients were just going to fall into his lap. He didn’t bask long in his newly found glory and he soon discovered that it takes much more than handing out business cards to get clients.
Rather than dwelling on the cold reality of economic struggle, he poured himself…Continue
Many people who have loads of talent and are conscientious and hard-working, but who never achieve recognition. What they are lacking is charisma. And yet, it’s so easy, with the right body language, to be charismatic. Charismatic people are always classy networkers and communicators.
“To make an impact you must learn how to project yourself with confidence”, says Karl Smith – founder of Business Networking South Africa. The way you listen, look, move, and react tells the other person…Continue
It’s that time of year again, the holiday season! Besides focusing on all things holiday-related, there is something else you should be doing too – networking. Both parties for relatives and work are great places to meet people. Using the tips in this article, you can get yourself looking more polished, in better standing with your connections, and on the right path to personal success just in time for the New Year.
Avoid avoidance. Relationships are critical in…Continue
With the holidays approaching fast, it’s about that time when you’ll receive an invite to the office holiday party. Combine frazzled nerves with personality clashes and then add a dash (or two) of alcohol and you may well have the recipe for disaster. One misstep can make you the talk of the office for months to come.
Living your personal brand means that you represent yourself – with personality and character – no matter where you are or what you’re doing. People know what to expect…Continue