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Top five networking mistakes

It's not unusual for soloists, particularly newbies, to network with lots of business cards and the mindset of a super-salesman, but is this the right approach? In this video, contributor and networking expert, Kim McGuinness share her tips.


Kim is the Managing Director of Network Central, founder of the enormously successful Businesswomen’s Breakfast Series and one of Australia’s leading commentators on networking style and practice. She was a finalist in the Sydney Business Review’s Businesswoman of the Year Award in 2003 and was nominated for the Telstra Businesswoman of the Year Award in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Find yourself a comfortable chair, grab a pen and paper and be sure to listen to these valuable networking tips.

Visit our networking section where fellow soloists share their business network experiences and what has and hasn’t worked for them. Whether you are networking at a breakfast, a business lunch or a cocktail function, you’ll find practical tips on making the most of business networking events.

Video produced with our friends at BNET Australia.


Robert Gerrish

is the founder of Flying Solo and helps soloists stay upbeat and energised. He’s recently published The 1-Minute Commute, is a presenter and facilitator and works one-on-one with those needing a refresh. Find out more about his skills and services and his Olympus Trip 35 camera side hustle or connect on LinkedIn.


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