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Networking Is About Creating Experiences — And Building Your Brand

By August 15, 2018January 17th, 2019No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

I know.

You hear “networking” and you think “working the room” or “making small talk with people you don’t know and aren’t likely to ever see again”.

I know and feel your pain.

That’s why I seek out and share stories like venture capitalist Brenda Irwin who is building her business network via bike and craft brewery tours and conversational salons. Niche, invite-only events that are having a significant impact and extending her network well-beyond the limited number of participants who are “actually” in the room.

Read all about Brenda’s network building approach on Forbes.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a problem solver who believes that most professional challenges—whether funding, landing a board position or getting a new job—are solved by tapping into networks.Kelly is a popular speaker on networking, community building and investing issues, especially as they relate to women, and has worked with the IEEE, PGA, Bank of America, Apple and countless others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey and on Instagram @jkellyhoey and join the #BYDN community at www.buildyourdreamnetwork.com