How to Sharpen Your
Networking is more than handing out as many business cards as you can at an event. Effective networkers know that building meaningful business relationships is the key to success. It takes networking to a whole other level.
- Simple steps to improve your networking mojo (without being "salesy")
- How to raise your personal and professional business profile in your community.
ABOUT Steve Hand
Steve Hand is an Executive Director of Business Network International. BNI is the world's leader in word-of-mouth marketing, with more than 150,000 members in fifty countries. The organization has more than 7,000 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Last year alone, BNI generated 5.4 million referrals resulting in over 6.5 billion U.S. dollars' worth of business for its members.
Steve is a passionate teacher and ambassador for the power of referral-based sales. Steve is responsible for central North Carolina, recognized as one of the fastest growing BNI regions in the United States for the past two years. His wife, Shirley, teaches at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind and co-published Seeing Beyond Sight, a book about photography classes for blind students that was well received by the New York Times.
Steve is also one of the best-selling authors of the book Building the Ultimate Network which provides cutting edge ideas from experts around the world about how to develop productive relationships for business success.