NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS
Ignore the headline. It's a lie. If you're going to a networking event and your only objective it "to get business", you're doing it wrong.
I have a lot of requests from clients for “team building”. It’s become clear to me that everyone means something slightly different when they say “team building”. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but perhaps we could all benefit from some shared understanding when we’re using the term.
In my experience “team building” falls into one of two categories:
asked my planner colleagues what their clients mean when they say “teambuilding”. The results were very interesting. I was struck by how much a charitable element appeared in their comments. I was also impressed (as I always am by my planner colleagues) by how cognizant they are that their client may have different meanings for “teambuilding”. Below is a collection