How ego gets in the way of networking well

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Simone Douglas

Do you ever feel like your ego gets in the way of networking well? You’re not alone. In fact, Wednesday May 11th is World Ego Awareness Day, so it’s the perfect time to explore this topic. Many people struggle with networking because they are more interested in promoting themselves than building relationships. This can be a major obstacle when it comes to making connections and growing their business. In this blog post, we will discuss how to check your ego at the door and network with different personality types.

One of the best ways to ensure that your ego doesn’t get in the way of networking is by being aware of it. When you are conscious of your ego, you can catch yourself when you start to act from a place of self-importance. It’s also important to be humble and open-minded when networking. This will allow you to build relationships with different types of people, even if they don’t share your same interests.

If you want to learn more about networking and how to do it well, check out our blog post on the Emotional Intelligence and why it matters when you network. We’ll give you some practical tips that will help you make the most of your networking opportunities. And remember, networking is all about building relationships, so don’t let your ego get in the way!

If you need help networking, our team at BNI Adelaide North is always happy to chat. Just send us a message and we’ll be in touch.

On World Ego Awareness day, let’s take a moment to think about how our egos might be getting in the way of networking well. By being aware of our egos and learning to check them at the door, we can become better networkers and build relationships that last.

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