Networking sometimes feels like a bad word, it's complicated and can feel overwhelming, but is critical to creating business and creative relationships. In this session, we are going to reinvent our approach -- from selling ourselves to fostering meaningful connection by leading with curiosity. You will leave learning how to have a "meaningful network."
In this session, you will:
Understand your networking "style"
Learn how to intentionally create the impression you want to make
Practice strategies to be more memorable in short interactions
Strengthen your curiosity and empathy muscles as a way to more meaningful networking
About Alvin Pilobello
Through his company Mindspace Impact, Alvin Pilobello guides his clients to overcome personal and professional challenges through emotional intelligence skills. As a trained coach (the Coaches Training Institute in Toronto, the USA, and Spain) and experiential workshop facilitator, Alvin believes in 'starting from exactly where you are', to make sure his workshops are impactful long after they are done.Alvin also works with Engineering clients across the globe, expanding emotional intelligent-conversations in the worlds of infrastructure, and in organizational diversity and inclusion. He is Chair of the Water Environment Federation’s Students and Young Professionals Committee, producing professional development programs across Canada and the USA. Finally, Alvin is an avid Salsa Dancer and Instructor since 2006.
What is Spotlight?
As the world’s first working, learning and growing store – we are excited to introduce Spotlight: a new community gathering and learning space. Spotlight will be a space to engage communities with knowledgeable experts to educate, inspire, share, and connect. You can learn more about events happening at Spotlight here.
Spotlight is a space accessible to persons that use mobility devices. We encourage people from all backgrounds to participate in our public programming.
March 19 @ 6pm
where:Staples, 375 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2J5 map