Sometimes I encounter people who have read “Let’s Connect!”, listened to “Let’s Connect at an event” or attended one of our networking or referral training courses who tell me that they like the tips, but don’t know how to apply them.
What they most of the time mean is that they feel resistance of bringing the tips in practice because they are not sure that the tips will work for them, in their situation.
My advice for them is to use a phrase like this when they meet people: “I just have read a book about networking and one of the tips was … What do you think about that tip?”
Not only is this less confrontational, but it could also be used as a conversation opener.
Of course you can apply this phrase for any book you have read or any training course you have taken.
Have a great networking day !