Brown Bag Seminar: Surviving Networking
How to Attend a Networking Event and Live to Tell About It
Presented by Rita Schiano
Tuesday, February 25 at Noon
Chamber Conference Room
46 Hall Road, Sturbridge
FREE for CMS Chamber Members, $15 for non-Members.
Space is Limited! Please RSVP. Call 508-347-2761 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to save your spot! Feel free to bring your lunch. Use our microwave to heat it up! Relax, learn and grow with us!
No other 10-letter word strikes more fear into the hearts of business people than networking (except, perhaps, bankruptcy). If you would rather go bankrupt than attend a networking event, then you may be on your way, for as that cliché goes, “Your network is your net worth.”
This month’s Brown Bag Seminar presented by self-proclaimed introvert Rita Schiano (yes, that Rita, the public speaker who presents to hundreds of people) will offer practical tips and techniques on how to work through your networking fear, including:
Managing the stress
Is your body language working for or against you?
Remember, networking is not about handing out dozens of business cards. It’s about building relationships.
About the Presenter: Rita Schiano
Rita Schiano is a resilience strategist and coach, speaker, and founder of Rita Schiano ~ Live A Flourishing Life. A former corporate vice-president and small business owner, Rita's leadership knowledge, strategies, and insights draw from both sides of the aisle. Organizations use Rita to help staff build resilient leadership skills, manage stress, and improve morale.
As a personal strategic coach, Rita helps clients focus specifically on their most important goals, interests, challenges, and needs. She received her Strategic Intervention Coaching Certificate from Robbins-Madanes.
The author of several books, including Live A Flourishing Life, a stress management and resilience-building process workbook; the critically-acclaimed, semi-autobiographical novel Painting The Invisible Man, and Sweet Bitter Love, Rita has written numerous articles for The Huffington Post / AOL Healthy Living and is a guest blogger for Psychology Today.
Rita is an adjunct professor at The American Women’s College and Bay Path University and a past Professional Member of the National Speakers Association.
Learn more online at www.ritaschiano.com.