W05B - T01 Barriers to LinkedIn - Coggle Diagram
W05B - T01
Barriers to LinkedIn
Do you have ANY barriers to
reaching out to others on LinkedIn?
Are others on LinkedIn
likely to be sceptical of you?
Why would they be?
Isn't it more likely that they will be excited
that you may be able to help them meet relevant others?
You make it clear at the top of your
Although we may not be able to do business together directly
It is highly likely that I will know others who could be great connections for you
I'm always happy to help like-minded others
who also have a pay-it-forward attitude
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This makes it clear that the main value to them
is not you! It's who you know!
You examine lots of profiles and
Select people that
seem to have a great attitude
(from their profile)
They are likely to relate to
building relationship-based networks
You can see they are likely to be
Givers rather than Takers
Your Connection message indicates your
willingness to meet face to face (on Zoom)
In other words, you like their profile enough to
invest 15-20 minutes in a Zoom getting to know them
It looks like we both like to make a difference in partnership with others
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How many should you expect
will accept your request to connect?
Talk it over / role play
OR 1 on 1 with an experienced
collaborator during this Workshop (book a time)
How effective is our
LinkedIn process using MMT?
Get good with Boolean Searches
Expect to select roughly
1 out of 5 of that list
Then send 200 Connection Requests
5 join GOOD candidates
Send 2 Connection Requests per day
4 Connection Requests per day
100 days (5 months) to send
200 Connection Requests
Some of these will
Is it tedious?
Like most things, it can be!
Success comes from consistently
doing things that are easy to do and also
easy not to do
Like small fitness habits
Read or listen to a summary of the book
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olsen
That's why you only do a small amount every day
Do something you can stick with
It's much more motivating when you have a great LinkedIn list to examine
Get good at Boolean searches
Do you have the time to do it?
Yes you do!
Do a bit less "networking"
Be deliberate until it becomes habit!
Work with a buddy or
Do a 6 week-challenge
It's like asking if you have time to exercise -
you can 'find 10 minutes' if it's important enough
How important would you say it is?
Are you concerned about your
We have a whole
Help section devoted to this
Worry about it when the time comes!