Building a network can be challenging. As an entrepreneur, you likely don’t have the time or energy to find and develop new relationships. Have you ever attended a conference expecting to collect business cards and make valuable connections, but when you try to follow up, you discover that everyone’s too busy to return your call? Maybe a friend introduces you to someone you would really like to get to know, but after a few minutes of chit-chat, your new acquaintance walks away, disinterested. It’s hard not to feel disheartened. Turn to “Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last” by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew, the President at Soulstice Consultancy, for tips on how you can network more effectively as an entrepreneur.
What is your book about?
Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last is a workbook for women who understand the value of relating to others, both professionally and personally. The book provides 29 Rules of Engagement to help the reader understand how to do more than just share your name and email. Helping women develop the kind of relationships that pay valuable dividends to everyone involved is the goal of Booker-Drew’s book. This powerful workbook will not only equip you with the information you need but walk you through the exercises to make it a reality.
Why should people read it? Who is the book for?
The book is for women in business who want to expand their network. Readers learn about the power of building their network and understanding how their stories contribute.
Meet the author
Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew has an impressive resume of experiences and accomplishments that make her the perfect person to write on building relationships, philanthropy, faith and community development. She has built a diverse network of individuals and organizations around the world. Booker-Drew has more than 25 years of experience in leadership development, training, nonprofit management, education and social services. Dr. Booker-Drew is the author of four books, an adjunct professor at Tulane University, a research affiliate at Antioch University and a columnist for Texas Metro News.
For more tips on building connections, read The Dos and Don’ts of Networking.