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How to Get Work with Networking

  • Haven Collective 2025 Riverside Drive Upper Arlington, OH, 43221 United States (map)

 Do you stand on the wall afraid to venture out into the crowd at a networking event? 

Do you stress about what you're going to say to someone when introducing yourself? 

Are you worried that you won't be able to make any great connections because you're introverted? 

I want to let you in on a little secret: networking doesn't have to be scary! 

It can be one of the greatest ways to build long-lasting relationships. Those relationships can lead to a larger support system for you in your business. That support system can help you gain referrals, which lead to new clients - and the financial growth of your business!

This interactive workshop is specifically designed for freelancers, solopreneurs, and small business owners. The information you receive will help you move past those sweaty palms, nervous stomachs, and awkward silences that sometimes plague introverted or newbie networkers. You will laugh and learn. 

You'll leave this workshop knowing:

* How to simplify small talk

* How to master the "What Do You Do?" question (you'll learn how to craft your "15-second elevator speech")

* How to stay in touch & maintain relationships with your new connections

*How to break the ice at a networking event without feeling "icky or scammy"

After this workshop, you'll be able to confidently work your way up to building relationships that lead to filling your client roster, and you'll gain the business support you need while working solo. You'll leave with a more positive definition of networking, and you'll be able to take what you've learned and put it into practice at your next event!

Remember the old saying.. It's not WHAT you know, it's WHO you know. Don't miss out on those great connections because you're introverted, nervous about what to say, or just don't know how to handle face-to-face interactions. You don't want to miss out on making that connection that could lead to you being able to add more clients to your rostergrant you more money, and spike your business growth.



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Havilland Maxwell is a creative business coach on a mission to help freelancers and small business owners get out of their own way to start or grow the business they’ll love. Her goal is to help you attract clients, gain more clarity and more confidence as a business owner.

When she’s not coaching, Havilland is a freelance voice actor and on-camera talent. For over a decade, she's lent her voice to hundreds of companies around the country. Her client list includes Apple, MasterCard, TJMaxx, Capital One, Nicorette, United Way and more.

She’s also the creator of the Freelance Without Fear program where freelancers learn how to get and keep clients, survive separation from cubicle life, network with better success, and earn more money using their gifts and talents.    


I like the networking ideas. I think this will help me get off the wall.
— LaJuana Taylor
[This workshop] broke me out of my comfort zone without making me feel too uncomfortable.
— Caleb Morris
I walked away feeling invigorated. Havilland has a way of making the complicated seem simple so you can understand exactly what you’re supposed to get from it and then you can run with it.
— JaKaila Nasheed
I have a stronger sense of confidence, and I have a sense of direction that I didn’t have before attending this event.
— Marrett Laney
I enjoyed learning more strategies on how I can improve upon my follow-up skills.
— scOtt summitt
No matter what your skill level (i.e. education, experience, street knowledge) when you come through the door - Havilland offers more! The networking session I attended has allowed me to hone my introduction skills and not sound like a radio ad!
— Tamela Walker
I loved how involved we were in the workshop. It was very interactive, and not just a lecture environment.
— Victor Belikov


I'll see you soon :)

If your business comes from relationships, relationships should be your business.
— Doug Ales