Expert Advice On Business Networking And Tips On Developing Your Networking Skills

Phil Gerbyshak Interview – motivational speaker, self-improvement advocate, author

I’m pleased as punch to bring you Phil Gerbyshak of Make It Great! He is a motivational speaker, self-improvement advocate, and “relationship geek”. Phil is the author of the book, 10 Ways to Make It Great!

Note: Be sure to pay attention to what he says about identifying who you are first, so that you can best know how to give value to others — and make the time to do the suggestion he gives. You’ll benefit greatly as a result.

Josh: How do you define Business Networking and why do you feel it is important?

Phil Gerbyshak: Business Networking is the art of connecting people to other people in a meaningful way, to help them out and to find unique ways to add value to others life. A great example is how you and I were connected by Stephanie West Allen. Stephanie connected us for no benefit at all to her. Thanks Stephanie!

Josh: Can you share one idea that someone could put into practice that would help them to improve their business networking skills?

Phil Gerbyshak: Sure thing Josh. In order to improve your business networking skills, you need to figure out who YOU are first, so you know where you can add value to others. If you don’t know who you are, what your strengths are, and what value you have to others, it’s hard to talk to others.

Take the time right now to write down 5 things that you are passionate about and good at. Memorize these things and whenever you see someone who needs one of these 5 things, offer to help others by sharing your gift.

-You can visit Phil Gerbyshak at MakeItGreat.org.

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