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Cathy and Sonia
Cathy Dunbabin - Avid F1 fan, adores heels and OTT jewellery. Mum to 2 fabulous daughters is an eternal optimist and partial to a night at the casino. Loves connecting people and businesses and doing what she was born to do...networking!
Sonia Kearns - Brimming with designer flair, loves odd numbers and Bicester Village. Also has 2 fabulous daughters, is famous (amongst friends) for renditions of 'I Will Survive' and hosting fantastic parties. Has an amazing ability to create great business opportunities for others.
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Tag Archives: business networking training
After years of business networking I still smile when I witness the way some people behave at an event. They just don’t get it… Key reasons to attend networking events are to make new contacts, get to know local businesses … Continue reading
Do you battle with nerves before a networking event? If you suffer from ‘rabbit in the headlights’ syndrome as you arrive at a networking event then these tips might help… Check it out… Ask whoever invited you what will happen … Continue reading
If you, a colleague or employee are new to the concept of business networking, then Opendoorz is offering a fun day aimed at Networking Virgins.
Aimed at both men & women our workshops are relaxed and fun. You will come away with your own practical guide designed to improve the (read more) Continue reading
The A-Z of networking Do’s and Don’ts – Every week we’ll share some points that will resonate with you…some for the right reason and some for the wrong!
Advocate – You’re truly in a privileged position, representing your business. Do it with confidence, panache, be adequately humble and honestly ..
Attitude – Always, always turn up with a positive attitude – if you plan to have a great experience you will…and you’ll deserve to reap some reward to boot!
Arse – Don’t behave like an arrogant know-it-all and please make sure the builders bum stays on the work site.
Alcohol – Yes, you can have a drink, but a networking event where you’re representing your business is not the place to be dancing on the tables – save that for Friday night! Falling at the first hurdle (or bottle) is a sure way to damage your credibility.
Babysit – If you see someone on their own, looking a bit lost, do go and introduce yourself. They maybe new, nervous and are probably a bit scared. A little babysitting will go a long way in putting them at ease (read more) Continue reading