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Oh Ship! A Conversation About Working About Networking

Oh Ship! A Conversation About Networking

This week on Oh Ship Ben Way and Freddie Laker talk about networking no-no’s, the power of–and mistakes to avoid–on LinkedIn, and their best tips when considering who to connect with at events and how.

Pro tip: Drinking together can be a fun start.

Join them as they dive into the best Oh Ship! tips before your next network event, the top ways to ensure you have strong connections and the reason Freddie thinks you should stop using the word “guru.”

Watch the eighth episode below:

To learn a little more about the Freddie, Ben, and the show watch this:

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Ben Way is a best selling author, leading futurologist, technologist, inventor, and entrepreneur. With over twenty years of experience in technology and innovation, Ben has traveled the world seeking out and developing new technologies. As a leading voice on the challenges and benefits of… Learn More

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David Tjoe
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David Tjoe

I’m not an active user on Linkedin, but it looks like this can be a good start for me to start. Thank you for sharing these videos, I will definitely watch this to gain more knowledge about networking… 🙂

MChesk
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MChesk

Good points for any successful entrepreneur. No one wants to be a wanker and hype themselves up to be a total saint. Straight to the point and good incentives are the way to go.

The Money Making Project
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The Money Making Project

I thought he was THE Freddie Laker who mentored Richard Branson.. I thought he’s too young. LMAO. I agree with that pro tip tho.

Freddie Laker
Freddie Laker

Actually I’m the son of Sir Freddie Laker that mentored Richard Branson. 🙂

chaching
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chaching

Couldn’t agree more. At the very first sentence of your emall you must already win the the receiver, make them want more, to keep engaging.

Janine Bocateja
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Janine Bocateja

Thanks! This article really helps. Establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with other business people and potential clients and/or customers is not as easy as 123. Meeting people in person seems old fashioned in the digital age, but wherever possible you should network face-to-face. Social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are excellent ways to communicate with customers and business associates, but they do not substitute for meeting people in person. A lot of local business is still done on a handshake basis, and the best way to network with other local business owners and entrepreneurs is through business… Read more »

Al_Beneth
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Al_Beneth

I had fun watching your video. You did a very engaging way of sharing the tips for networking no-no. Keep it up!

David Mureithi
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David Mureithi

I believe this is what I was lacking in my networking path. I use LinkedIn a lot and the points you are giving are realistic. Actually what caught me is the short emails. I sometimes write long emails and maybe that’s why I get less responds.