The 5 biggest networking mistakes

Summary:In this video report from BNET Australia, Robert Gerrish talks with Kim McGuinness about the five big mistakes made when people network for business. Mistake Number One? Jumping right into the business conversation and not getting to know the person first. Think you know more?

Kim McGuinness is the Managing Director of Network Central in Australia as well as one of Australia's leading experts on the subject of networking. In this video report from BNET Australia, Robert Gerrish talks with Kim about the big five mistakes.

Mistake Number One?

Jumping right into the business conversation and not getting to know the person first. Giving your elevator pitch too early can be a costly mistake.

Think you know the other ones?

Write them down, then watch this video. If you come up with something else or a fun story, please let us know.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

Topics: Innovation

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Contributing Editor, People Vince Thompson is a digital revenue consultant, author, speaker and host of the popular BNET show Dog and Pony. His firm Middleshift LLC helps Internet companies build revenue by creating advertising solutions and scaling sales efforts. He is based in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter. Full Bio

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