Your network is not only built from potential clients, but also potential investors, collaborators, and connectors that can take your business to the next level. Building a strong and diverse network is key to your personal and professional success. This week, episode 193 of the Positively Living Podcast is about how to make your network work for you!

Both lifelong learners and business owners, Sara Lowell has a professional background in workforce advocacy and Dana Johnson has a BS in Hospitality Management that she has used in various areas of event planning. Together, they are the hosts of the Entrepreneur Encounter podcast and community where they help business owners elevate their services with simplicity through soft-skill training. They create a clear path to improving client relationships and building consistent referral streams. 

In this episode of the Positively Living Podcast, Sara Lowell and Dana Johnson share the benefits of building a network and give you actionable steps to take right now to connect with others in an authentic, genuine way. 

Sara, Dana, and I cover the following topics:

  • What your network is and isn’t. It isn’t just the people who will eventually buy from you but your industry friends, mentors, investors, collaborators, and referral partners.
  • Approaching networking from a relationship, not revenue, perspective. 
  • Best practices for how to approach network building both online and in-person.
  • How to nurture and leverage your network once you’ve started building it.

The point of networking is first and foremost to connect with others to build trust and community. And if you do it right, the revenue will follow. 

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