Patti DeNucci is an author and entrepreneur known for her expertise in networking. In 2011, Patti embarked on an empty nest project as her son was about to graduate from college. With a desire to share her thoughts on entrepreneurial success, she began writing a book. That book, The Intentional Networker: Attracting Powerful Relationships, Referrals & Results in Business, was dubbed a “success guide.” It earned excellent reviews, two prestigious book awards, and a community of enthusiastic readers.

Later, her focus shifted towards networking, emphasizing quality over quantity. Patti believes that effective networking doesn’t require constant socializing and superficial connections. As an ambivert, she values enjoying her interactions and leaving them energized rather than drained. Patti’s book, More Than Just Talk: The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Wants to Enjoy Better Conversations, offers practical advice on how to network better, making it a valuable resource for professionals seeking to enhance their networking skills.

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • The importance of asking open-ended questions
  • The value of conversation and connection
  • Improving social intelligence
  • The power of networking
  • How to have more meaningful conversations
  • Networking and “conversational salons”
  • Finding joy in the midst of hardship

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

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