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Craig McKim Networking

Craig McKim Networking

By Craig McKim
Networker. Any success I’ve had in my life I owe to networking. Listen for the keys to becoming the rockstar in YOUR life!
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A Little Bit About Hosting My Recent Networking Event. Ep. 60 9/1/21
First, let me apologize for the audio. Was using a different mic. Thanks!! I hosted a Networking event for the Executive Protection industry a couple weeks ago in Columbus, OH. We had a great time! Made some connections, colleagues and friends! Some saw more individual success than others, but it was a successful event overall. My unending gratitude for the attendees and sponsors! 
September 01, 2021
Pittsburgh Meteorologist, Networker and friend, Ashley Doughtery! Ep. 59
In this interview, Ashley and I talk Networking with career in mind. She shares some great stories about how she got into meteorology and landed with her current employer. She also talks about the role Networking has played early in her career and how it has been useful throughout! And you can REALLY see the difference in what a pro sounds like in an interview...then there's me! Ashley was great and we had a great time! Enjoy!!
August 18, 2021
8 Ways Your Networking Gives Back to You! Ep. 58. 7/21/21
What does Networking do for you? Well, here are just a couple ideas...then a couple more...still a couple more...etc. There is a lot Networking can bring into your life! These are only SOME of them! 
July 22, 2021
Protection Guru Jerry Jacobs on Networking, Protection and Finding his Wife. Ep. 57. 7/3/21
Protector Jerry Jacobs has an IMPRESSIVE resume! He has built it over time, through hard work and Networking. Jerry walks us through how he progressed to retire as the Commander of the California Governor's Protection Detail, land his current role as a civilian and score an awesome Wifey!! You DO NOT want to miss this! 
July 15, 2021
THE Adrianne Luban Interview - Ep. 56. 6/9/21
Please, PLEASE listen to this episode! IT. IS. FIRE!!!! Not only will you hear networking tips and advice, you will get an inside look to how relationship/life purpose/life coaching works and how it can DRAMATICALLY improve lives. Adrianne Luban is a VERY skilled relationship coach and my own personal coach. Her guidance has helped me in every aspect of my life. Business, relationships, goals...all of it. I am a HUGE fan.  So please, put this on and enjoy her sharing her wisdom! 
June 09, 2021
4 Ideas to Make Yourself More Valuable. Ep. 55. 5/19/21
Jim Rohn was a big believer in personal development. I couldn’t agree more. Here are a few thoughts on it!
May 19, 2021
Who are your biggest supporters? Ep. 54. 5/5/21
Your inner circle ⭕️, work friends, extended family and peers can all be adding to your success, which, in turn, you can add to their success! Do they know what you do? Can they easily explain it? Get those supporters “in the know” about your goals and/or business and see what happens 🎉🎉!
May 05, 2021
My credo...Consistent, Positive Contact.
Networking is not about going to events to hand out or collect business cards. Nor is it about spamming contacts with emails selling your product or service. What it’s partly about is consistently staying in front of your connections and keeping yourself top of mind.
April 22, 2021
Network with the end in mind.
Understanding where we want to go when we begin networking will save massive amounts of time. It also helps us be crystal clear on our goals.
April 07, 2021
Respectfully Tenacious Networking.
The mindset you need to have when you want to grow you network, opportunities and income.
April 01, 2021
5 Reasons Why Professional Networking is So Important. Article Breakdown. Episode 50. May 27, 2020.
I breakdown an article written by Jordan Stern, Founder of Executive Partnerships in London. I add my thoughts to her insightful, yet brief, analysis of the importance of Professional Networking. 
May 27, 2020
Success vs. Achievement. Episode 49. March 25, 2020.
Success and achievement are not the same thing. Yet, many times we mistake one for the other. This is a brief discussion on it from the book "Start with Why" by Simon Sinek. (Great book! Highly recommend!) 
March 25, 2020
Those thoughts you're having might not be yours! Episode 48. Feb 26, 2020.
Today I'll talk a little bit about my story and a debilitating self-limiting belief I had. My hope is it will shed some light on something maybe you are struggling with. Thanks for your attention! 
February 26, 2020
Where we are and where we are going! Episode 47. Feb 12, 2020.
Hello!! Thank you for your patience I handled two geographical and one relationship transition! Back at it with new vigor! My goal is to bring you value in many forms. Thank you for sticking with me. Stay tuned and welcome back! 
February 17, 2020
Started something new! Episode 46. August 28, 2019.
In this episode, I talk about a new project I’m working on with hopes it will inspire my listeners to take action with something they would like to do!
August 28, 2019
My interview with David Gertler, CEO of Treble Network. Episode 45. July 24, 2019.
David visits with me and talks engineering, being a self-proclaimed math geek and how he grew into a fantastic networker. He is a great storyteller and offers a lot of value in this interview.
July 24, 2019
Networking while you’re networking...wait...what? Episode 44. July 11, 2019.
We get sidetracked networking where we are always comfortable. And though have a consistent circuit is important, taking a step out of turn every once in awhile can prove incredibly valuable to meet those outside your circle. These new contacts can be great for both you and them.
July 10, 2019
A CRM will change your game. Episode 43. June 19, 2019.
Get more out of your follow up by utilizing a CRM!
June 19, 2019
Loose contact habit is VALUABLE! Episode 42. June 12, 2019.
Loose contact habits allow you to make contact with your network without being pulled into a long, drawn out back and forth via email or text conversation. A quick “Hey! Hope all is well. The attached article made me think of you. Have a good one!” Press send and move on. That person now knows you were thinking of them and also knows you don’t expect long conversations all the time either. Win-win! 
June 12, 2019
The how and when of business relationship maintenance. Go where they are! Episode 41. May 1, 2019.
In this episode we discuss meeting your preferred network where they live to contact them. We will also chat about when you might want to stay in touch and create a plan around both.
May 01, 2019
No one is insignificant. Episode 40. April 24, 2019.
Respond even when you don’t want to. It’s the pro thing to do. And remember, no one is insignificant and you don’t know who they know. Keep every good relationship good 👍🏻❤️
April 25, 2019
Following up is a MUST...and here’s how! Episode 39. April 17, 2019
Here are a couple of methods to following up that can save you time and effort after a long day of Networking!
April 17, 2019
Follow up after networking or you wasted yours and their time. Episode 38. April 10, 2019.
Follow up is where Networking actually starts. If you’re not going to follow up, you might as well not go. This episode you find out when and avenues to follow up to make your Networking matter.
April 11, 2019
Alert!! Can’t miss!! Networking Success Story! Episode 37. April 3, 2019
Listen to how an INTERESTED phone call got my friend a BIG opportunity! We’ll then break down all the things he did right.
April 04, 2019
Networking Success Story #2. Episode 36. March 18, 2019.
Quick story of how networking can work!
March 24, 2019
Wrapping up a good conversation. Episode 35. March 13, 2019.
Get that follow-up meeting scheduled and what to use THEIR business card for.
March 13, 2019
Accomplishing your goals! Episode 33. February 20, 2019
Why is the feeling of accomplishment so intoxicating? That job gets done, that checklist gets completed. I’m not sure what it is but we all seem to LOVE it! Networking is no different! When we give ourselves a roadmap, we know where we are going and when we get there. SUPER Satisfying!
February 20, 2019
Smile and don’t go hungry! Episode 32. February 13, 2019
Like to smile? Like to eat? Good! Be sure to do both before Networking :-)
February 13, 2019
Strong Networking! Episode 31. February 6, 2019
Maybe you’re at 80% walking into a Networking event. Maybe you’re at 100%. Try this to get a boost of energy, power and confidence!
February 06, 2019
Our event’s tonight! Here’s how you prep! Episode 30. January 23, 2019
It’s the day of your networking event you’ve been prepping for all week. Here’s what to do now that it’s here!
January 23, 2019
Yes. Goals even for Networking! Episode 28. December 19, 2018
How do you get where you’re going in Networking? Set goals! Along with every other type of achievement in life, goals will get you moving and keep you going :-D
December 19, 2018
Yes! You should definitely go to the conference! Episode 27. December 12, 2018
Conferences, conventions, tradeshows, etc. are havens for learning. There is so much knowledge in those rooms around your industry! Choose to network and bask in the opportunities and possibilities that abound!
December 12, 2018
Success Stories in Networking. Episode 26. November 21, 2018
How a vast, workable network can function!
November 21, 2018
Tell me, what do you do...and why? Episode 25. November 15, 2018
A good mini-commercial is 3 things: Short, descriptive and powerful. It can make the difference between a chat and a conversation! Have a conversation ;-)
November 15, 2018
What do I talk about? This! Episode 24. October 31, 2018
What do I talk about at Networking events? Doesn’t matter. It what THEY talk about that matters!
November 01, 2018
Let’s begin to reframe Networking. Episode 23. October 24, 2018
If you’re not a huge fan of Networking, that’s okay. Here’s how to change your perspective.
October 25, 2018
Preparation is SOOOO key! Episode 22. October 27, 2018
How you prepare to Network can make all the difference!
October 18, 2018
How much you SHOULD network :-) Episode 21. October 3, 2018
This episode talks about how much you should network. It’s not the same for everyone!
October 03, 2018
Who (and what groups) can you network with? Episode 20. September 26, 2018.
This episode gets you thinking about who to network with and what groups to start looking toward! Now get out there and "do"! ;-)
September 26, 2018
What is your "Why" in Networking? Episode 18. August 29, 2018
As with anything we want success in, we have to know our “Why” in Networking (Sorry for the audio. Testing a new mic :-)
August 30, 2018
Amy Abruzere of Grey Boutique. Episode 17. August 8, 2018
Spend 30 minutes listening to this amazing woman’s career and how networking plays a daily part in her business!
August 08, 2018
Be interested...not interesting. Episode 15. July 25, 2018
Being interested makes you so much more interesting!
July 25, 2018
Life-changing Networking. Episode 14. July 18, 2018.
You’ll never know the alternatives of the relationships you don’t have ;-)
July 18, 2018
Support your network. Episode 13. July 11, 2018
Networking without the referrals? Yes!
July 11, 2018
Reconnect. Episode 12. July 4, 2018
One if the easiest ways to Network!
July 04, 2018
Follow up, follow up, etc. Episode 11. June 27, 2018
Follow up. It’s KEY! Do it ;-)
June 27, 2018
Authenticity is king. Episode 10. June 20, 2018
Why yourself is the best you in networking!
June 20, 2018
Be Useful. Episode 9. June 13, 2018
How you build credibility by asking to help :-)
June 13, 2018
Relationships HAVE to come first. Episode 8. June 6, 2018
Relationships come first because that may be all.
June 06, 2018
Get yourself a mini-commercial. Episode 7. May 30, 2018
No more than 20 seconds to share who you are, what you do and why. 
May 30, 2018
The Long Game. Episode 6. May 22, 2018
Networking is a long play. Start now 😀🤝
May 23, 2018
Smile. Episode 5. May 16, 2018.
Inviting, encouraging and...scientific?
May 16, 2018
Reframing. Episode 4. May 9, 2018.
How to Network when you don’t want to! 
May 09, 2018
Mindset, tactics and Introverts. Episode 2. May 2, 2018
The preparation and doing of Networking and why introverts do it better.
May 03, 2018
Welcome to the Party. Episode 1. Apr 25, 2018
Let’s get it...
April 25, 2018