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Networking Pro-Tip

By January 12, 2024No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

Another Chief headline (Is Empowering Corporate Women Enough?) and another thought or three from yours truly, on engagement within professional networking groups (and personal expectations and/or disappointments thereof):

  • Just because you can join, doesn’t mean you should. A niche group may not be the right fit, even when you are the target niche.
  • Check the fine print. A networking group is not there to fill your every need.
  • On membership fees…you are the best investor in your career. Each personal investment decision is different, so decide what price point is right for you.

One final thought…why are women’s networking groups expected to monolithic – as in, women thinking / caring about / acting upon the same damn thing(s)? The voting patterns of women make it pretty f’g obvious that we are not a monolithic group. And I’m damn sure men’s networking groups aren’t held to the same standard.

J. Kelly Hoey

Networking Expert + Career Transformation Coach + Author + Speaker, Kelly Hoey looks at "networking" through a new, modern, fresh lens, offering you (who are pursuing and perhaps struggling with your big ambitions), advice on how to connect for success in a hyper-connected world that is woefully short in its attention span. Her network-building advice is relatable, instilling confidence with actionable insights and practical information.