Actions and Detail Panel
Network: Anytime, Anywhere, with Anyone
Tue, 4 April 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
In this session, our speaker, Jean Chow, will discuss the importance of networking at any stage – whether you’re thinking of starting a business, in the process of launching, or already have your company up and running. Also how to apply effective networking to find great mentors for your business.
Jean will cover:
● Best practices for networking
● How to manage our fears and take first steps towards being comfortable with networking
● How to learn networking fast
● Critical tips and tools
● What is mentorship?
● What makes a good mentor? Are you a good mentee?
● How to use networking to find your mentor
*Optional: Please take one smartphone photo that displays and describes 8 to 10 small “Objects That Tell My Business Story” to share at the session.
Presented by: Jean Chow, Business Coach, Strategist, and Mentorship Consultant, and recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal has helped entrepreneurs from multiple sectors sharpen their vision, pinpoint their goals, and achieve remarkable results. Jean was the 2013 Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Toronto Public Library, invited to the Mayor’s Round Table for Women Entrepreneurs in 2014, and has designed and implemented a professional mentorship program for internationally educated professionals to jumpstart their career or kick-start their new business.
Currently, she sits on the Advisory Board for Venture for Canada, a not-for-profit that assists top recent graduates to work at Canadian start ups where they gain the skills, network, and experience necessary to launch their own firms. Jean also is an active volunteer mentor and business coach for Futurpreneur, Food Starter, The School for Social Entrepreneurs, and Humber and George Brown Colleges to name a few.