Networking opportunities arise pretty often in the professional sphere. While you may think your business card says more than enough about who you are and what you do, preparing to introduce yourself with your professional information is a great way to make a lasting impression.

In this video, we show a great example of somebody who has successfully prepared an elevator speech to utilize in professional networking. An elevator speech is a 30-second presentation of who you are! You’ll see in the video that it is concise and effective.

Networking allows you to brand your professional identity with your own personality. Your business card contains the important details about getting ahold of you and is a great thing to leave with connections, but a handshake and a warm introduction go a long way for making that interaction memorable.

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