Over the weekend, while most people were eating hotdogs under cloudy skies (at least here on the East Coast), I was working on the new presentation I’m launching at Bizjam this Thursday.
I came up with the idea to profile a few "Master Networkers" after a conversation with Saul Colt from FreshBooks, a great new online invoicing tool for solopreneurs we found out about at the HOW Conference last month — or was it the month before?
Anyway, Saul was telling me about a new person they have on staff, whose title is "Chief Handshaker" and who he referred to as a "master networker." When I asked what makes this guy, Sunir Shah is his name, worthy of this new-fangled title, Saul told me that he’s warm and engaging and can talk to anyone about anything.
I like to think of myself as a good networker, but I don’t know if I could talk to anyone about anything. But I digress.
So what do you think makes for a master networker? And is it a level one can aspire to?