Y’all know I love me some networking.
And I wanted to understand why more people didn’t love networking the way I do.
We all know that we need to network, but there’s a resistance that we hit and that we push against when it comes to networking.
So I started talking to my clients and paying attention to the fear that surrounded the idea of networking.
Today I want to go through all the fears and objections I hear about networking. I want to help you rethink some of these objections.
Let’s do some mindset work today friends!
Come with me as we bust some fears and objections about networking!
[6:20] The #1 reason we fear networking – We’re worried about what people will think [11:07] We’re scared to keep the conversation going
[12:47] We’re fearful of the responsibility if someone says “yes”
[14:12] Anytime you say you’re “not something”, you’re literally putting that on yourself – You say… “I’m not a networker”, then guess what? You won’t be!
[16:10] We have a fear of rejection
[18:26] We give up because we tried it and it didn’t work
[22:19] Strategy is KEY to networking
[26:21] The #1 question you need to ask yourself to help overcome the fear of networking – “What’s the worst thing that could happen?”
Action Steps to apply to YOUR journey:
- Listen to the podcast episode.
- Figure out which excuse you identify with and write it down.
- Write down the tips I give to get over that fear.
- Start working on reframing your mindset!
I’m rooting for you friends!
Links mentioned in this episode:
Ep 101: THE CAREER MAP JOURNAL IS HERE!
Ep 93: How To Land An Interview Through Networking
Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. by Lara Casey
The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
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