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presentation skills training
    professional communication skills
    Business Etiquette

    BUSINESS NETWORKING ETIQUETTE

    Ovation Communication's Business Networking programs range from group seminars to workshops to hosting large-scale speed networking events. Programs are tailored for the target audience and industry.  Past participants have ranged from pharmaceutical firms, food industry giants and some of the best know software companies in the world.

    • relationship building
    • building business relationships
    • dining etiquette

    ESSENTIAL TIPS

    • Have questions and topics prepared in advance.
    • Place nametag on your right-hand side.
    • Always have business cards within easy reach.
    • After receiving a business card, jot notes on the back.

    ATTITUDE TIPS

    • Create relationships, not an address book.
    • Develop relationships with your competitors.
    • Put others at ease by initiating conversation.
    • When you receive a business card, accept it as a gift.

    SMALL TALK TIPS

    • ARE method: Anchor, Reveal, and Encourage.
      • Anchor the beginning of a conversation with simple pleasantries.
      • Reveal something about yourself.
      • Encourage others to share.
    • SOFTEN approach: Smile, Open, Forward, Touch, Eye, and Nod.
      • Smile during introductions.
      • Open your neutral position.
      • Forward lean to show interest.
      • Touch by shaking hands. 

      • Eye contact should be maintained; stay focused.
      • Nodding your head demonstrates active listening.