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  • Writer's pictureYvonne Root

Networking Ain’t What it Used to Be!

Networking rocks

Networking ain’t what it used to be. It is much better now!

There are more opportunities, fewer barriers, and little to no drawbacks.

If you still think of networking as the obligatory giving and receiving of tossable business cards or attendance at the unavoidable and tedious annual shindig, then it’s possible you’re missing the point.

Worse yet, if you think of networking as selling, then you are in for a rude awakening. We all know that guy or gal. Don’t be him or her.

OK, I’ll give you this – some people are better at networking than others – if you’ll give me this – almost everyone networks naturally. Whether through work, a hobby, or a common interest, people are drawn to one another.

In a word, networking is part and parcel of relationship. And relationship is what makes the world (and business) go round.

With that in mind, I thought I would share the breakdown of the networking scene here at The Profit Constructors.

Where we network:


Over the phone


Through direct messaging

How we network:

One on one meetings

In small groups

In classes (both learning and teaching)

At fun or fund-raising events

Through volunteering

Who we network with:

Other accounting pros

Construction professionals

Other construction-centric service providers

App and software or SaaS developers

Our clients

Our team

Why we network:

Helps develop our skill sets

Keeps us up with the latest industry trends

Allows us to meet prospective clients

Let’s us learn of potential subs or employees

Gives us the opportunity to gain knowledge about resources

Bottom line – It’s good for business

In conclusion

Now, get out there and practice your networking skills. Like I said – it’s good for business.

The Profit Constructors provide Construction Accounting and Operational Accountability for small to medium commercial construction subcontractors.

Our services allow you to organize your operations so you can

· Remain informed

· Avoid hassles

· Reduce risks

And we desire to familiarize you with business concepts, which will make it easier for you to be a better commercial construction subcontractor through our blog posts.

So you can Run With the Big Dogs! Call us 866-629-7735

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