Networking is a life time journey. It is natural to change course or direction along the way. Savvy networkers are constantly developing and improving themselves for success. The important thing is to stay focused and be strategic in all of your dealings. Another good idea is to surround yourself with other supportive networkers who can lead you along the way. Getting professional help from a networking coach is also ideal.
Listed below are ways in which you can get over this hurdle and continue your path to success.
Once you have changed your objectives focus on how to realign yourself. This may mean changing up your 30 second pitch. Joining new organizations or attending different events. Whatever the case may be make sure that you make the right turns for your new decision.
Be Networking Minded
Networking is more than just attending events. It is about building a viable network and support system to carry you through your endeavors. Continue to build relationships and master the art. Have diverse connections and learn to follow up for long term goals.
Keep A Positive Attitude
Transition can be difficult and unpredictable at times. Do not give up or be afraid. Hang on and keep pressing with a positive attitude which in turn will determine your altitude. Ways to promote positive attitudes are having daily affirmations, a good support team, and a plan to follow through. Read books and enlist a mentor for more support.