The Secret to Networking Success!
Networking. You either love it or hate it. Am I right?
Have you ever felt awkward or nervous at an industry event? Has it kept you from connecting and meeting new people? You are not alone, my friend.
But what if your approach to networking was related to your acting technique? Specifically, let’s think of good networking as being an amazing listener and rather than being so worried about what to say, you just react to what’s happening in the moment.
The following may seem obvious for some, but if you’re not currently focused on consistently building fabulous relationships in the industry, be sure to start here.
We all want to be heard.
Rather than worrying about your elevator pitch or making sure folks know your website URL, let your next interaction be all about the other person. Whether you’re meeting a fellow actor, director, or writer for the first time, remember that they’re also humans and therefore want to be loved, accepted, and heard.
Read the full article, published on Backstage April 10, 2018 here.
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12/18/2018 02:12:16 am
Some people are making fun of networking. What they don't know is their ignorance is what makes everything funny. Networking is real and existing, there are just people who think of themselves most of the time and use the term "networking" for their personal gain. Of course, it will never be right. But we need to understand that there are thousands of success stories from networking. We host have to know the right process, and everything will be alright! That's the real thing!
5/12/2020 03:32:25 am
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