fnMentoring functions accelerate your startup and expand your high-tech network through mentoring sessions with founders and featured guest experts. Functions are free to members but require yourgeneric cialis no prescriptionfnmentoring-with-lak-ananth-hewlett-packard1″ target=”_blank”> RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured guest will be:
Title: How to drive the success of your company by mastering the skill of network relationship management.
If you are leading a start-up some of your success is often simply luck. Many of Silicon valley’s entrepreneurial celebrities have been quoted that much of their success had been being at the right time at the right place. Moreover they say it’s been who they knew and what these people did for them that influenced the success most. In other words “Serendipity was on their side”.
This mentoring session, featuring Patrick Ewers of Mindmavin, will focus on what you can do to make serendipity happen for you. It’s a session geared for those that have realized that managing their professional network allows them to positively influence the success of their company.
It’s simple —- by making people in your network able to think of you at the time they come across an opportunity relevant to your start-up you will get exposed to more of them. The more good things happen to your firm the more success you will have. So be it the introduction to the Top Tier VC, a referral to a rockstar lead engineer, or gaining access to senior corporate development folks that are looking to buy a company just like yours, access to these kinds of opportunities allow you to grow the value of your business.
This session will focus on how to achieve exactly this by learning what you can do to stay-top-of-mind with people that matter most to you
Patrick is the founder of Mindmavin LLC, a company focused teaching how to generate more opportunities out of your professional network. It’s a common knowledge that the best opportunities come to us in form of referrals from people we know. Staying Top-of-Mind with relevant contacts is the primary driver to generating referrals and also a choice. Mindmavin helps professionals achieve a high degree of network relationship skills, through best practices and tools.
Prior to founding Mindmavin, Patrick worked as an expert in Demand Generation and sales process optimization, he has helped numerous companies build relationships with their target market and improved the way they sell. Patrick was also an early team member at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for launching and building LinkedIn’s affinity-based networking solution called “LinkedIn for Groups.”
His core passion is bringing people together, distributing knowledge among them and helping them live a more fulfilled life through meaningful relationships. Patrick holds a graduate business degree from the University of Regensburg, Germany, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. Patrick and his wife spent 10 months traveling and exploring how other cultures live contentful lives. They named it the “Fabric of Happiness” tour. Patrick is a father of two boys, one of which is just about to have his first birthday.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday, November 7th beginning at 10:30 am. RSVP here to participate in this event.