Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal presents Networking 2.0 from Contacts to Contracts

Caterina Rando, MA, MCC will lead the workshop. Learn the secrets of creating influence to grow your business through networking for the new economy
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March 10, 2012 - PRLog -- Everyone is trying to communicate as effectively and efficiently as they can in a time when the economy is changing rapidly. Networking is not what it used to be, and you must be on your game now more than ever.  As we enter 2012, people are looking for new ways to connect that will make them stand out from the crowd. The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal is presenting a workshop being led by Caterina Rando. She is a thriving business strategist, sought after speaker, author and publisher. She will be leading the workshop called “Networking 2.0 from Contacts to Contracts” this month on March 21, 2012. Caterina will teach you how to create rapport quickly, engage in meaningful conversations that tell you everything you need to know; how to be a resource for others and build relationships online and offline and much more.
“I am honored to be working with such a reputable publication that believes in the value of networking. I will be teaching people how to be loud and proud about who they are and the value they bring.  If you are an investor, insurance professional, recruiter, job seeker, venture capital seeker, entrepreneur or corporate leader, this event is for you. You will learn how to turn contacts into contracts no matter where you come from in the business world,” says Caterina Rando.   The workshop will be highly interactive and participants will learn to:
•   Introduce yourself in a way that captures people’s attention, and has them engage with you immediately
•   Create rapport quickly to engage in meaningful conversations
•   Be a resource for referrals to keep your business on people’s minds
•   Develop a networking plan that meets your objectives
•   Utilize simple, fast follow-up techniques that build relationships online and offline
•   Apply strategies to go from a contact to a person of influence with your connections

“We are thrilled that Caterina will be leading this workshop.  She has been extremely active with the American City Business Journal’s community leading this program; it provides a value add to our current subscribers and new subscribers,” says Debra Robinson, Audience Development Director, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. Your participation includes the workshop, free signed copy of Caterina Rando’s  (MA, MCC) book Make Your Connections Count, a full year subscription to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, print and online, FREE Book of Lists, (talk about networking) and you will learn how to use the paper to generate leads for creating relationships too. Register now at Cost only $199, March 21st, 8:15am to 12pm, Quadrus Conference Center, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

About Caterina Rando (MA,MCC):  For over 20 years Caterina has been teaching people how to be loud and proud about who they are and the value they bring.  She is the author of the best-seller, Learn to Power Think, by Chronicle Books; a thriving business strategist, consultant and owner of THRIVE Publishing.  She teaches business people how to thrive by cultivating influence through networking and how to raise their expert status and drive new business. She is the creator of the Sought after Speaker Summit and the Business Breakthrough Summit

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