If you’ve been networking a lot, you probably understand the importance of business cards and distributing them out. But giving out business cards isn’t as simple as just approaching a person, saying hello, and giving them a card. Effective card distribution requires a set of understandings between you and the other person. This article will discuss two of those understandings.
#1: You Must Learn About The Other Person’s Business And Purpose
When approaching someone, you must do more than simply greet the person. You must take some time to engage them in a meaningful conversation about their business. This conversation usually takes longer than a few seconds and is intended to establish an ongoing relationship between you and the other person. Some things you two can talk about are 1) the purpose of your respective businesses, 2) the history, 3) and what you hope to get out of the relationship.… Read More