May 17, 2018
Dave Delaney is a networking guru. He teaches digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. Dave is a keynote speaker and author of the book New Business Networking. He has a course and platform, called Networking for Nice People, that helps nice people get into networking. He wants to remove the sleazy feeling that people often get when they are networking. Dave joins me today on this episode of Real Relationships to discuss how to network if you are a nice person, think of this episode as your own personal networking guide. You’ll want to hear Dave’s take on how nice people can network effectively, so grab your earbuds and listen to this episode of Real Relationships.
Dave’s Communication Reboot course teaches improv training to companies to help them learn to effectively communicate. Improv training helps improve communication not just between coworkers, but between entire teams. Everyone has fun together learning how to communicate and collaborate in an upbeat environment. Improv training teaches active listening, empathy, and helps improve problem-solving skills. This training helps teams work together to solve any kind of problem that arises in the workplace. Dave thinks that improv training can help everyone become a better communicator, listen to what he has to say on the matter and consider whether you think improv training could help you.
Having improv training helps you to network effectively at conferences. At conferences you are not just there to see the speakers, you are also there to meet people and build relationships. Improv teaches you to become a great listener by learning how to use active listening. When you
Dave has been able to build great relationships by using effective listening and by finding ways to help people. Dave is always looking for ways to serve other people. One way that he uses Contactually to help him with this is by adding tags to contacts, this helps him make connections when he is looking to help someone out. He doesn’t connect people looking for a favor in return, he just genuinely tries to help people. Dave finds that connecting people and genuinely looking for ways to serve people is the best way to form relationships and to do business. Listen to Dave’s advice on building great relationships on this episode of Real Relationships.
People tend to approach networking the wrong way. Many are simply trying to discover what they can get out of a networking event. But this isn’t the way to do it. He says the best way to network is to just find people to help. You can do this by listening to them effectively and always