Business Networking Headquarters. . .
Professional speaker and trainer, Tom Hopkins once introduced Larry James from the audience at an Oklahoma City
seminar as "the expert you must meet before you leave this auditorium today if you want to know about networking!"
Larry James knows networking! He is one of the foremost thought leaders on the quantifiable value of building
business relationships through networking. He will help you get the BUZZ going!
Business and personal networking is the #1 contact sport for people on the move.
Networking is about building supportive personal and business relationships; it's consistently meeting new
people and making new friends, sharing ideas and having lots of fun in the process.
It is the reciprocal process of exchanging, leads, recommendations, and other valuable information, through
networks of established relationships, in an effort to make business processes easier and more profitable.
It helps to establish referral networks, bolster name reputations and business branding, gain recognition and credibility,
and strengthen relationship assets. Networking fuels business growth and can help further your career.
It assists you in benefiting from who you know by leveraging your relationships to increase business
opportunities, advance your career, make new contacts, and much more.
"You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar
Power networkers effectively use "word-of-mouth" strategies in creative ways to attract new customers
and meet new people. Word-of-mouth marketing works because it is initiated from trusted
sources and shared through a network of friends, family and acquaintances. It's also called "creating Buzz."
Referrals and recommendations are the most effective and the least expensive form of developing new
business and obtaining business leads. To be effective in networking, you must be an investor in relationships.
This site will help you master the skills necessary to effectively utilize existing connections and cultivate new ones.
Having a clear understanding of the definition of networking is a prerequisite for networking success.
What you put out to the universe, always comes back to you!
Networking is. . .
using your creative talents to help others achieve their goals as you cultivate a
network of people strategically positioned to support you in your goals. . .
expecting nothing in return! - Larry James
Successful business networkers are
They give without the expectation of getting! They know that unfulfilled expectations always cause problems; disappointment, anxiety,
frustration and sometimes, intense displeasure. To avoid these maladies, they give up their expectations and focus on giving to help others!
"The first law of success is service! We get what we give, and for this reason we should consider it a great
privilege to give." - Charles Haanel
Larry James began his speaking career in 1987 speaking about business networking! He's been called, "The Networking
Guru." Here he shares his networking secrets shamelessly in articles, books, and personal coaching along with other networking experts.