Start a conversation, make a connection. Get connected. The Stereo MC’s sang about getting better c
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Start a conversation, make a connection.
Get connected. The Stereo MC’s sang about getting better connected, O2 told us we are better connected, apparently Kevin Bacon is only ever six connections away from anyone, in the whole world, ever. The possibilities that creating a new connection can bring are incredible.
More than ever, Sterling Networks can offer our members the platform they need to connect and grow their business!
Sterling Networks offers a range of opportunities for businesses like yours. We continue to grow organically through our strong member groups in and would really like to see you in a group to suit you.
Quality referrals, collaboration, trust and mutual support remain the focus of Sterling Networks as they help build supportive business communities where our members help each other to achieve personal and professional goals.
With more than 360 member businesses regularly attending meetings across our regions and an 85% renewal rate over the last two years, we know the real power of networking, Sterling Networking.
Connections start with 1-2-1s.
One of Sterling’s strengths is that the only thing we ask our members to do is to have 1-2-1s with their fellow members. Feedback from a recent independent survey carried out across 85% of the Sterling membership, highlighted that maximising the benefits from these 1-2-1s was key to our success and yours.
Maximise your 1-2-1s
Our members agree on how they get the most out of a 1-2-1
Agree on the agenda beforehand to manage the expectations of both parties
Be prepared by doing some research on the other party before you meet
Ask lots of questions to make sure you understand the other member’s business and objectives
Qualify what type of referral you are looking for and how you would like to receive it. i.e. email, phone call, WhatsApp
Clarify how or who is best to refer to them
Remember to follow up after your meeting, it keeps you top of mind and shows consideration and respect
Make 2021 the year to identify the relationships and the key connections that can make a difference to your business.