The Professional Networking IQ Matrix explores how to develop the mindset, know-how, and skill of a successful professional networker. The mind map provides you with the necessary information you need to develop deeper levels of rapport with the people you network with. The mind map specifically breaks down the mindset required to become a professional networker. It examines how to build, grow, and sustain your professional network. It then explores how to make small talk and network at business functions and events.
The map also highlights the importance of tracking and recording all your interactions. As you progressively work through this map you will develop the skills and mindset required to form strong connections with key influencers to grow your business, product, service, or idea.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Professional Networking mind map.
- The Mindset of a Professional Networker: The first branch of this map breaks down the mindset of a professional networker. Specifically, the branch explores the attitude and requirements of professional networking. It also highlights the barriers to becoming a successful professional networker.
- Your Networking Plan: The second branch of this map breaks down how to build, grow, and sustain your professional network. Here you will gain some valuable insights about what it takes to grow your professional network over time.
- How to Network at Business Functions: The third branch of this map lays down an outline you can use to network at business functions, seminars, and events successfully. Specifically, this branch explores how to make small talk. Furthermore, it goes through what to do before, during, and after an event to help you make the most of your opportunities while leveraging your time.
- Tracking Your Network: The final branch of this map presents a quick overview of the methods you can use to keep track of your ever-growing network of contacts.
This map provides a roadmap and framework for becoming a professional networker then using your connections to sell your business, product, service, or idea. Referencing it regularly and committing it to memory will help you to embed these concepts and ideas into your subconscious mind.
A mind map, of course, does this beautifully because it mirrors the synaptic connections made in your brain as you try to establish new habits of thought and behavior. It brings together key concepts and ideas that help your brain to fully integrate and process this information. The brain, subsequently, rewires itself as it attempts to establish new habits of mind. It’s an ideal tool for creating lasting change and transformation.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your business and social networking routine, and you will progressively develop the skills and mindset required to form strong connections with key influencers to grow your business, product, service, or idea.
When you purchase the Professional Networking IQ Matrix you will receive:
- A PDF copy of two versions of this IQ Matrix, which you can use for printing in high resolution.
- A JPG image file of the IQ Matrix, which is ideal for viewing on tablets and mobile devices.
- A Desktop Background version of the map you can use for reference on your computer.
- A MindManager file for those who wish to edit the content of the IQ Matrix.
Additional visual resources and variations of this IQ Matrix might be added to your account page at no extra cost in the future.