Posts By: Jim Gibson

HuddleDo Helps You Meet People in Your Local Area Easy


Many people have come to HuddleDo to learn about networking. What some of these people don’t realize is that it’s also a great place to make high quality local connections! When you set up your HuddleDo account, you can start creating Huddles (a.k.a., networking over a coffee).   These Huddles will help you meet new… Reads more »

Exercise Patience with Networking


Patience…how many of you have it? If you’re like most people, you don’t believe you have a lot of it.  You may have it for some things, but most things are a struggle when it comes to stepping back and just letting things happen. Patience is important to networking though. You need to use it… Reads more »

Bring Your Best Self Forward When Networking


It can be difficult meeting someone new, especially when that person could help you with growing your business. Although it’s difficult, that does not mean it is impossible. You can do this and make it successful. You may just have to put yourself in the right frame of mind. When you meet someone new, you… Reads more »

Can You Reconnect Too Much When Networking?


How many times do you try to reach out to connections you make at networking events? Once? Two times? Three times? Ten times? Many people believe that you can’t reconnect too many times. They think that the more they put themselves in other people’s faces, the higher the chances they will end up getting what… Reads more »

Why Confidence Can Be a Problem in Networking


Many people think that confidence is everything to networking. While that is usually the case, there is a time when confidence can be a huge problem. Understanding when that is can be the secret to finally being able to make networking work for you. Confidence vs. Insecurity – The Balancing Act Have you ever met… Reads more »

Take It Offline for Networking Results


With social networks, many people have become isolative. They believe they can do all of their networking online. They don’t ever want to meet another person face-to-face again. Unfortunately, that will only hurt you. That will only keep you from getting all of the benefits of networking. You need to get out into the world… Reads more »

5 of the Best Places to Find Networking Events


Networking can be difficult when you don’t know where to do it. While you can always network online on social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, they aren’t always a good replacement for face-to-face networking. When looking to shake hands with people, it’s important to find alternate places to find people you can meet…. Reads more »

How to Find Networking Events in Your Area

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If you don’t think there are many networking events in your area, you’re probably missing them. You’re also missing the amazing possibilities that come along with networking events. The trick is to look harder for them because once you find the resource that delivers a few networking events a month, you will have no problem… Reads more »

Networking Across Cultures


The United States is a wonderful mix of many cultures. It’s the melting pot of the world. People come to the U.S. to make it big – to create the American Dream and live it. As these people are creating the life they’ve always dreamed of in America, they realize that networking is important. They… Reads more »

What to Do When a Contact Calls You


You’ve been through a networking event. You’ve met a lot of people and have given your business card to most of them. You gauge the number of business cards handed over at about 50. Some of those people you remember, while others just seem like a blur. The next thing you know one of the… Reads more »