All things being equal, people prefer to do business with people they KNOW, LIKE and TRUST. This came out very strongly in the Netflix miniseries Inventing Anna. Believe it or not there are some career lessons to be gleaned from that series.
Not all opportunities are really meant for you and that’s okay. Sometimes it’s not easy to decide which opportunities to pursue and which to ignore. When I am faced with such decisions as a woman of faith, my prayer is always Lord close and lock the doors that I shouldn’t be walking into. You can trust Him to do that and order and direct your footsteps. Read my personal testimony.
Build meaningful and deep connections before you need them. Yes it takes time, but it’s not as difficult as you think. Check out the 7 ways that have worked for me as a busy mom, wife, sister, friend……Even with endless responsibilities, you can still build a solid professional network.