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Business Networking - The Survival Guide by Will Kintish

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Chapter 3

How to prepare for the event

It’s very easy to accept an invitation to an event when it’s weeks or months away, but as the time approaches you might begin to feel unsure about going.

Brian’s office 9:30 a.m. The day before the event. Brian finishes checking his post, switches on the computer and checks his diary.

B: What’s on today? Oh dear, it’s that Premier networking evening at the Grand Hotel tomorrow. I really don’t want to go. What reason can I find?

W: But you’ve said you’ll go, so it’s time to focus on the event tomorrow. What preparation and planning should you do?

Don’t worry about the event – one easy way to feel more in control is to prepare and plan properly. Would you ever consider having a meeting with a client ...

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