Author Archives: Jason Cobine

The early bird captures the Bride



I recently got married and enjoyed every minute of the day. You’re probably wondering ‘what has this got to do with networking?’ Well, the reason my wife and I had such a fabulous time is because everything was well planned … Continue reading

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Networkers on auto pilot never take off



This post explodes one of the main myths you hear about networking – that you have to have a pitch you can repeat again and again. Much has been written about what to say when meeting someone for the first … Continue reading

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Networkers deal or no deal dilemma



I was really taken aback by the follow up of a networker I met recently. I was expected to recommend a service without knowing what it did. This post explains what happened, why it’s often offensive and why there’s a … Continue reading

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How do you calculate a powerful return on your networking investment?



A previous post explained why business networking is not a numbers game. This post explodes the myth that networking results are aligned with the number of events you attend, cards or contacts you collect, one-ones that you get in the … Continue reading

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Are you excited by a “moderately effective” networking group?



A recent survey on LinkedIn determined that 31% of those polled thought that networking groups or clubs were “moderately effective”. This lead to a contact deciding not to invest in any groups. This post opens the discussion on why groups … Continue reading

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