For Introverts: How to Turn Networking Events from Endurance Tests to Career-Boosting Events

An Introvert’s Modern Playbook for Developing Successful Workplace Relationships!

Instructor :
Janet Parnes

Webinar ID:
5715

Date: JUN 05, 2024 (WED)

Start Time: 10 am PT

Duration: 1 Hr.

What you will learn

  • Elements of a Professional Image
  • Research and Preparation Strategies that Ease Anxiety
  • Key Action to Take Upon Entering The Room
  • People to Approach – and Avoid
  • Techniques for Introducing Yourself and Others Professionally
  • Elements of a Professional Image
  • Research and Preparation Strategies that Ease Anxiety
  • Key Action to Take Upon Entering The Room
  • People to Approach – and Avoid
  • Techniques for Introducing Yourself and Others Professionally
  • Strategies for Making Comfortable Conversation that Makes An Imprint
  • Food and Drink: How to Enjoy Them Without Incident
  • Must Dos When Networking Virtually
  • Navigating Through Common Networking Dilemmas
  • Smart Follow-up

Course Description

  • Do you cringe at the thought of networking?
  • Do you find cocktail parties the biggest obstacles to your career growth?
  • Perhaps the idea of interrupting a colleague makes you so queasy that you can’t speak up during meetings.
  • Maybe you’re so modest that when you have your annual performance review you fail to mention all the amazing things you’ve achieved at work!

Whether it be a company party, industry event or business-association get together you want to project image of competence and ease. The problem is you are not sure you make the cut.

Introverts have many valuable qualities, but the competitive nature of contemporary workplaces means that their reserve and modesty often put them at a disadvantage!

Join Janet Parnes, a Workplace Relationship Coach, to find out how to harness the power of introversion to get the one up on extroverts. You’ll learn:

  1. How to capitalize on your networking time and effort to upgrade your reputation as a professional and develop relationships with people who can move you closer to your professional aspirations.
  2. The practical tips and strategies will make it easier and more comfortable to form relationships that make networking pay off.

Enroll Now!

  • Do you cringe at the thought of networking?
  • Do you find cocktail parties the biggest obstacles to your career growth?
  • Perhaps the idea of interrupting a colleague makes you so queasy that you can’t speak up during meetings.
  • Maybe you’re so modest that when you have your annual performance review you fail to mention all the amazing things you’ve achieved at work!

Whether it be a company party, industry event or business-association get together you want to project image of competence and ease. The problem is you are not sure you make the cut.

Introverts have many valuable qualities, but the competitive nature of contemporary workplaces means that their reserve and modesty often put them at a disadvantage!

Join Janet Parnes, a Workplace Relationship Coach, to find out how to harness the power of introversion to get the one up on extroverts. You’ll learn:

  1. How to capitalize on your networking time and effort to upgrade your reputation as a professional and develop relationships with people who can move you closer to your professional aspirations.
  2. The practical tips and strategies will make it easier and more comfortable to form relationships that make networking pay off.

Enroll Now!

Why you should attend

Our business culture does seem to favor extroverts by emphasizing the importance of socializing, decisiveness and gregariousness over introvert trait like reflectiveness!

An introverted personality and successful networking are not mutually exclusive.

Professionals can benefit from this webinar are those who:

  • Avoid networking because they are uncomfortable talking to people they don’t know
  • Attend networking events and fill the time talking only to those they know
  • Worry that they are not coming across as professional
  • Are frustrated because networking is not producing results
  • Wonder why networking pays off for others but not for them
  • Think they are naturally incapable of developing relationships through networking are inclined to give up on it
  • Reserved, less assertive people who wish to gain confidence and progress their careers.

Ms. Parnes will share practical, supportive advice which will help introverts draw on their inner strengths in order to not only hold their own, but florish in the workplace.

Join Now!

Our business culture does seem to favor extroverts by emphasizing the importance of socializing, decisiveness and gregariousness over introvert trait like reflectiveness!

An introverted personality and successful networking are not mutually exclusive.

Professionals can benefit from this webinar are those who:

  • Avoid networking because they are uncomfortable talking to people they don’t know
  • Attend networking events and fill the time talking only to those they know
  • Worry that they are not coming across as professional
  • Are frustrated because networking is not producing results
  • Wonder why networking pays off for others but not for them
  • Think they are naturally incapable of developing relationships through networking are inclined to give up on it
  • Reserved, less assertive people who wish to gain confidence and progress their careers.

Ms. Parnes will share practical, supportive advice which will help introverts draw on their inner strengths in order to not only hold their own, but florish in the workplace.

Join Now!

Areas Covered

  • Strategies to creating a professional image
  • Preparation techniques
  • Tips on entering a room to ease anxiety
  • The professional introduction—yourself and others
  • Secrets to “working the room”
  • Conversation skills: starting, maintaining, and wrapping up a conversation with intention
  • The food/drink dilemma: how to handle both
  • Stories about real-life situations in which a professional has decimated their chances of establishing a relationship without realizing it.
  • Solutions to common dilemmas including finding yourself alone, handling a nonstop talker, interrupter, and one upper
  • Specific networking skills that relate to establishing relationships virtually
  • Follow up that keeps you on another’s radar
  • Strategies to creating a professional image
  • Preparation techniques
  • Tips on entering a room to ease anxiety
  • The professional introduction—yourself and others
  • Secrets to “working the room”
  • Conversation skills: starting, maintaining, and wrapping up a conversation with intention
  • The food/drink dilemma: how to handle both
  • Stories about real-life situations in which a professional has decimated their chances of establishing a relationship without realizing it.
  • Solutions to common dilemmas including finding yourself alone, handling a nonstop talker, interrupter, and one upper
  • Specific networking skills that relate to establishing relationships virtually
  • Follow up that keeps you on another’s radar

Who is this course for

  • Leaders hoping to help introverts and extroverts collaborate
  • An introvert with management ambition
  • Shy employees wanting to network more confidently
  • Modest people whose achievements tend to go unnoticed
  • Anyone coaching or mentoring prospective leaders
  • Leaders hoping to help introverts and extroverts collaborate
  • An introvert with management ambition
  • Shy employees wanting to network more confidently
  • Modest people whose achievements tend to go unnoticed
  • Anyone coaching or mentoring prospective leaders

Instructor Profile

Janet Parnes, a Workplace relationship expert, equips professionals with skills that turn conversations into valuable connections with co-workers, colleagues, and clients. A graduate of The Protocol School of Washington®, she brings 15 years of experience working with clients from a range of industries including higher education, real estate, STEM, law, and architecture.

Janet Parnes, a Workplace relationship expert, equips professionals with skills that turn conversations into valuable connections with co-workers, colleagues, and clients.

A graduate of The Protocol School of Washington®, she brings 15 years of experience working with clients from a range of industries including higher education, real estate, STEM, law, and architecture.

Janet’s background in sales and public relations, combined with her speaker training, positions her to create a paradigm shift in the way we create meaningful professional connections.

Janet formed her company Janet .L. Parnes, Etiquette Consultant in response to a growing need: we can contact people just about anywhere, anytime—yet, we’re losing the art of making connections. This is costing us, for connections are critical in achieving our career goals.

As a professional storyteller, Janet entertains and educates audiences with tales of missteps, misspeaks, and misunderstandings – some of them her own!

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