Power Partners: A network of business professionals dedicated to working together to help each other grow and succeed. Building a network of power partners doesn’t need to be difficult. In fact, it’s quite fun! Learn how to build and support your power partners by doing the following:
- Identify: Identify where your potential power partners are hanging out outside of work. Maybe they are attending an industry event or a local chamber of commerce gathering. Think about where you like to go to grow your business and you’ll likely find others that want to grow with you too.
- Connect: After you’ve identified where your power partners convene, it’s time to connect with them. Introduce yourself, find common ground, exchange cards, and meet up for coffee to pick each other’s brains.
- Support: Once a connection is made, it’s important to continue to support the relationship you’ve established. There are many ways to nurture power partners and we’ve highlighted a few suggestions below.
Check out our infographic below for details on how you can build and support your business power partners and grow together in professional success!
Rhiannon Hendrickson is the founder and CEO of Orapin Marketing + Public Relations, which helps purpose-driven businesses increase visibility, expand the reach of their message, and become sought-after industry leaders. She has worked with organizations of all sizes across myriad sectors to develop memorable and effective communications programs that generate awareness, engagement, and, ultimately, support for those that are making a meaningful impact.