The skill of brilliant networkers is that their network does not remain static, but grows and develops, adding value and creating more opportunities. There are some very straightforward ways to extend your network and build your database.
Extending your network
Volunteer to speak at conferences and events
There are dozens of conferences happening every day, with many conference organisers struggling to find speakers. By keeping a look out for conferences in your field you can be proactive by contacting organisers in advance to let them know you are available to speak on a topic. If you have an e-brochure or newsletter it might also be worth ...