🌐 Art of Networking: Professional Relationships
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Zomato rolls out its own UPI offerings with ICICI Bank
Payments Council pings FM Sitharaman to restore RuPay MDR
PhonePe's ONDC app Pincode now completing 5,000 orders a day
Flipkart’s Prakash Sikaria to build in-house credit startup for etailer
Vedanta-Foxconn chip factory set to get green light
Elon Musk Acquires Hiring Platform Laskie, Makes First Acquisition for Twitter
Cross-border logistics platform Agraga has raised Rs 70 crore ($8.5 Mn) in its Series A round led by IvyCap Ventures with participation from Alteria.
Sales platform RevenueHero has raised $5.1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round led by Stellaris Venture Partners, as well as existing investor Together Fund.
Locofy.ai, a front-end development acceleration platform has raised $4.25 million in its second seed-stage round of funding led by TPG Capital-backed private equity firm Northstar Ventures.
Corporate sustainability platform StepChange has raised over $4 million in its seed round of funding led by BEENEXT and Global Founders Capital.
Leumas, a digital manufacturing solutions for brands, has secured Rs 7 crore in a pre-seed funding round led by Capital 2B, Anicut Capital and Capital A.
🌐 Art of Networking: Building Professional Relationships
In today's interconnected world, networking has become an essential skill for career growth and success. Building strong professional relationships can open doors to new opportunities, collaborations, and valuable connections.
Here are some key tips to master the art of networking:
📅 Attend Networking Events:
Participate in industry conferences, seminars, and meetups. These events provide excellent opportunities to meet like-minded professionals and expand your network.
🤝 Be Genuine and Authentic:
Approach networking with a genuine desire to connect and help others. Be authentic in your interactions, show interest in others, and listen actively to build meaningful connections.
📱 Utilize Online Platforms:
Leverage social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and professional networking groups to expand your network virtually. Engage in industry-related discussions, share insights, and connect with professionals in your field.
🙌 Offer Value:
Networking is not just about what you can gain; it's also about what you can offer. Provide value to others by sharing knowledge, offering assistance, or making introductions. A generous and helpful approach fosters strong relationships.
🤝 Follow Up:
After making initial connections, follow up with the people you meet. Send a personalized message or email, expressing your interest in staying connected and exploring potential collaborations.
🌟 Maintain Relationships:
Networking is an ongoing process, so make an effort to nurture and maintain your professional relationships. Stay in touch, offer support when needed, and celebrate the achievements of your connections.
🌐 Expand Your Circle:
Don't limit yourself to your immediate industry or field. Embrace diversity and seek connections from different backgrounds and industries. Fresh perspectives can spark new ideas and opportunities.
Remember, networking is not just about collecting business cards; it's about building genuine relationships based on trust and mutual support.
Approach networking with an open mindset, be proactive and embrace the power of meaningful connections.
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- John Glenn
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