The Top 10 Behaviors to Avoid When Networking

There are some things that you should and should not do while networking -- it's important to know the difference.

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ivan Misner goes over the 10 behaviors that you should not exhibit in a networking group.

Sharing your problems and grievances with fellow networkers and guests is not a good idea while meeting and socializing with others in the group. Winging presentations, being late and using your phone are other things to avoid, too.

Networking is key to the success of a company. In fact, a single referral source can bring a chain reaction of new business to your company. That's why it's vital to make your time and efforts worthwhile in networking groups. Success in these groups will happen when the rest of the group members trust enough to open up their best referrals. That's why it's vital to avoid these behaviors and demonstrate professionalism.

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Ivan Misner

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Dr. Ivan Misner is a 'NY Times' bestselling author and co-author of the bestselling book, 'Networking Like a Pro' (Entrepreneur Press 2017). He is also the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI (www.bni.com), the world's largest referral marketing and networking organization.

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