Networking at Aston Business School

Networking at Aston Business School

Last week Helga gave a talk at the Aston University Aston Business Network… “Helga Henry gave a fascinating and insightful talk on why networking is the essential 21st century business skill to Aston Business Network, a monthly professional networking event hosted by Aston Business School. We wanted a speaker who would dispel some of the […]

Just home from an event? Now the networking starts!

Just got home from an event? Now the networking starts… from Creative Shift on Vimeo. In this month’s vlog, Helga gives you three easy steps to follow once you get home to make the most of your networking events.

Networking Pipeline Blocks:  “I’ve left it too long to get in touch!”

Networking Pipeline Blocks: “I’ve left it too long to get in touch!”

During our advanced networking training we look at the contacts that people have started to make and how they are progressing along a “pipeline” from ‘contact to contract’ as it were.  And what we find is that the pipeline can get “blocked”.  You know the sort of thing, for one reason or another you can’t […]

Why Networking is Not Sales

In this month’s vlog Helga looks at why so many people are disappointed by networking events, and how you can think about them differently.  

Upcoming Events – Networking at Moseley Exchange 15th April & Tech Wednesday at Faraday Wharf 16th April

Networking at Moseley Exchange – 15th April Would you like to broaden your network of business contacts? Looking to gain free knowledge and advice from people with past/present industry experience? Yes? Well, you won’t want to miss our Creative Enterprise Event on 15th April from 5 – 7pm. This initial meeting will be a chance […]

Creative Enterprise in Shropshire: Networking, Talks & Open Forum – 27th March

Creative Enterprise in Shropshire: Networking, Talks & Open Forum – 27th March

Thursday 27 March, 6-8pm, Wem Town Hall, Wem, Shropshire This event is aimed at people who run creative enterprises who would like to hear from some inspirational creative professionals and find out about a  new support and development opportunity coming to Shropshire. The event is led by Creative Enterprise, a professional support initiative which offers a range […]

Networking Somewhere New. The Butterfly Necessity.

Networking Somewhere New. The Butterfly Necessity.

Inspired by the title of Big Bang Theory episodes, I was reminded this morning of a truth about networking. As I wrote last week, I recently attended Connecting for Success course in London run by Julia Hobsbawm of Editorial Intelligence. She graciously invited me to attend one of her  signature events the ei Comment Awards (held on […]