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Networking Mastery with Toni Harris Taylor

In today's episode, we’re diving into the world of networking and invaluable insights on how to build and nurture meaningful connections that can propel your career to new heights. And there is no better guest to talk about this with than Toni Harris Taylor, award-winning franchise owner of Network in Action Global Partners, famously known as The Networking Queen™!

Toni empowers clients to achieve recognition, connections, and financial success, often reaching six-figure incomes and more. Her impressive resume includes being an intercontinental speaker, eight-time author, and host of the popular TV talk show, “Drastic Results with Toni Harris Taylor Talk Show”. Toni's recent project, "Viral Networking for Drastic Results," became an Amazon international bestseller, and her philanthropic efforts have garnered recognition, including the 2022 Power Networker of the Year Award by Dr. George C. Fraser.

Join in on the conversation as we tackle some of the most critical aspects of networking, from the power of LinkedIn to the vital role of personal branding. Toni also shares her tried-and-true "show up, be up, follow up to blow up" formula for networking success, the power of active listening, and simple but impactful questions you can ask that will bolster connections and provide genuine value in your networking events.

Whether you're a seasoned business pro or an entrepreneur, this episode offers actionable insights to help you navigate the networking landscape and open doors to new opportunities.


  • Toni’s "show up, be up, follow up to blow up" formula for networking success
  • Common networking challenges we face
  • The value of showing up at events and actively participating in conversations
  • The critical role of social media, especially LinkedIn, in maintaining and cultivating relationships
  • Strategies for reconnecting with contacts after some time has passed
  • The significance of personal branding and image in career advancement
  • The 90/10 rule of career advancement: image and exposure vs. performance
  • Powerful questions that will strengthen connections and provide value
  • The importance of embracing discomfort and stepping out of your comfort zone when networking


"Networking is just like planting a seed. And then the being up and following up is your water and your fertilizer. It’s not going to grow unless you tend to it." - Toni Harris Taylor

"90% of career advancement is image and exposure." - Brittany Cole

“Be mad at the world, but it's not about what you know; it's about who you know, and who knows you, period." - Toni Harris Taylor


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