How to network (even if you don't like networking)

Tuesday, 30 June 2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am
    • Sarah Stoddart-Burrows, Founder & Coach, Thrive Coaching

Networking is a critical business skill, but not everyone likes it....

Most people when asked say that they don’t like networking; it can come with a lot of negative associations. Sarah will show you how successful networking isn’t about shoving business cards at people or cold messaging on LinkedIn.

Online Booking
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Please note that this webinar will be run using Zoom technology and you may need to install relevant software onto your device in order to follow the webinar.

Full login details will be emailed to delegates when they reserve their place.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, you will understand:

  • why you should network

  • differences in how introverts and extroverts network and lots of ideas for both

  • how you can ‘network’ without networking

  • how to get the best from face-to-face networking

  • how to network in the time of coronavirus

About our Speaker

Sarah has an established career within the insurance and pensions industry, having started her career as a commercial underwriter.

For the past decade Sarah has focused on strategic business change, which has involved managing large teams across the world almost exclusively remotely to achieve complex business changes on tight timelines.

Outside of the industry Sarah combines her passion for psychology and coaching for performance with her certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and clinical hypnotherapy to provide coaching and support to individuals to recover from corporate burnout and stress.

Sarah is also a past President of the Insurance Institute of Guildford.


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