The Networking Recon Mission
|Created On: 28 June, 2016||Created By: Amber Travis-Ballinas, Career Coach|
The Networking Recon Mission The word “reconnaissance” is a military term that describes the preliminary surveying, research, and observation of a region to locate and ascertain strategic features of a specific target. These intelligence-gathering activities are conducted in advance and undercover. The critical information discovered during the ‘recon mission’ allows the military to be prepared and more likely to achieve their objectives.
When preparing to attend a networking event or meeting use the same strategy to conduct a “networking recon mission”.The goal of the mission is to obtain valuable intelligence about the activities, resources, and strategic features of existing or potential target contacts.
The critical information discovered will help you prepare for networking, and you will be more likely to successfully achieve your objectives.The information that is gathered during this “recon mission” is used to craft the message that you want to convey about yourself and to plan a strategy to meet and develop mutually beneficial relationships with target contacts.
What You Need To Know:
Where and How to Gather Intelligence:
How to Use the Data:
Success! Knowing about your target contacts and what you have in common allows you to create instantaneous connections and develop mutually beneficial relationships at every networking opportunity.