Stefan Thomas, author of Networking for Dummies and professional speaker, discusses the importance of networking, overcoming the fear of public speaking, and authoring his book.
In this episode, Mike is joined by Stefan Thomas, author of Networking for Dummies and professional speaker, to discuss the importance of networking, overcoming the fear of public speaking, and the effect of authoring his book on his business.
00:00 – Introduction
03:40 – The importance of Networking
07:50 – Steps to becoming a speaker
08:55 – Building contacts in business
12:10 – Overcoming fear of public speaking
16:40 – Get your business into transferable soundbites
20:45 – Provide value first
25:25 – Measuring the ROI of Networking
30:11 – Effort is currency and the key to increasing your value
Connect with Stefan: linkedin.com/in/stefanthomasnetworking
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