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Encouraging employee networking

How can I encourage employees to Network? 
Here are some tips on how to engage your staff in networking:

- Include networking in job descriptions

- Have clear and reasonable expectations

- Teach your staff how to network effectively for the company

- Motivate your staff to bring referrals to the company

- Incorporate referral compensation for your non-sales employee

- Be sure your staff sees you practicing networking skills. 
Brain Trust contributor: Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chairman of BNI and author of many books, including Truth or Delusion?and Masters of Success
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