The Society of Professional Consultants
Helping Solo Professionals Develop and Grow Their Businesses and Effectively Serve Their Clients
The Society of Professional Consultants (SPC) offers networking, mentoring, and education for consultants, solo professionals, and entrepreneurs. We sponsor monthly lunch and dinner meetings for Boston-area business owners, and provide nationwide support and mentoring for both new and
Does networking feel overwhelming? Do you wish there was a better way of figuring out who you need to know? To focus your activities so networking feels less haphazard and more strategic?
Studies of high performer networks and network science shows us that all networks are not created the same. People with stronger networks have six specific types represented in their networks, including mentors, sponsors, truth tellers, and gatekeepers. Learn about these four types—and the other two types you need—in this engaging, interactive session. Along the way, we’ll bust some popular myths, like the best people to have in your network are the ones you don’t have yet and one mentor is enough, and we’ll have fun doing it.
What you’ll take away from this workshop:
About Our Speaker:
Maya Townsend went from hiding in the corner at networking events to leading a company (Partnering Resources) that helps individuals, teams, and organizations thrive in our networked world. Using the science underlying human relationships and networks, she uncovers sound practical methods for making soft skills generate hard results. Co-editor of The Handbook for Strategic HR, she'll happily tell you why you should throw out your performance reviews, and why most human resources departments need a total makeover.
New Member Mentoring
When you first join the SPC, you can take advantage of a special offer: mentoring sessions with a seasoned consultant.