Or would you rather sit behind your computer and write “safe” Facebook posts?
Now, both of them are valuable ways to connect, but the combination can be an amazing way for you to discover new friendships and grow your business relationships…to connect with grace and ease.
Meetup.com is a resource for all sorts of interest groups and allows you to search the focus of the groups to find a perfect fit. When looking for a way to connect…to build relationships…consider reaching out to both business and personal interests through internet options on-line and off-line. You can search for different interest groups from dog walking groups to writing about your grief after the loss of a loved one.
Don’t forget about places where you are already connecting with folks as also being a good place to seek deeper connections…what about your children’s school? your church or place of worship? where your shop for food? where you shop for household items? where you find cute shoes and hunt for flattering jeans?
Oh no, you are shaking your head. I’m too shy to just start a conversation with a stranger.
Not true because I know you have been “liking” posts on Facebook and I’ll let you in on a little secret…how many people are you personally acquainted with of all the folks that you click Like?
Have you ever…
- asked another shopper an opinion about a product?
- struck up a conversation while waiting in line to attend an event?
- exchanged frustrated glances with another commuter as you survey the pouring rain outside of a coffee shop while the TV announcer is reading a sunny day weather report?
Congratulations! You are connecting!
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