Networking Tips For Introverts: 100 Lunches with Kaley Chu [Podcast]

As an extrovert, I sometimes take for granted how comfortable I feel networking and meet new people. In a professional capacity, it’s an extremely valuable skill to have – to speak confidently in meetings and to make contact with new business prospects. However if you don’t feel comfortable in this situation, then you’ll appreciate the networking tips for introverts from this week’s guest.

Kaley Chu had always been extremely introverted. But then she got a new job and didn’t utter a single word in her first client meeting, and decided she wanted to change. This was when she developed the idea for 100 Lunches. Over the course of one year, she had 100 lunches with total strangers in order to break out of her shyness and change her life.

In episode 187 of Be The Drop, recorded LIVE from Pause Fest, Kaley reflects on her extraordinary transformation, from too-afraid-to-speak-to-anyone, to a confident public speaker and published author. She also shares some of her top tips for networking with strangers.

Networking tips for introverts with Kaley Chu

“If you want to have a deep connection with someone, you have to be yourself.”

In this episode on networking tips for introverts, you will learn:

  • Kaley’s amazing story, from Hong Kong super-shy mum to published author and chatterbox
  • How Kaley used LinkedIn to meet people and start networking with strangers
  • Kaley’s top networking tips for introverts for meeting people and keeping the conversation going
  • Kaley’s transformation process from fear to enjoyment
  • How one of Kaley’s lunches led to the creation of the book
  • A bit about Kaley’s next venture, the 100 Lunches Club
  • Some stories from Kaley’s most memorable lunches
  • Motivation for going out there and changing your own destiny

This episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, so during this current time of social distancing you should replace in person lunches with online Skype meetings, however the hints and tips to help you build your connections are now potentially more important than ever.

“Go out and meet people. You’re life’s going to be changed. I can’t think of a single area of my life that hasn’t been improved because of this journey.

100 Lunches With Strangers By Kaley Chu

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