The Power of Effective Networking
Whether for new business generation, individual career development or simply getting the job done, networking is a vital tool for business. Yet so few people take a strategic approach to it. At the 2017 GBA Summit, networking specialist Andy Lopata shared key insights on the power of networking, how men and women have different networking styles, and what networking means for building banks’ business. This video recaps his presentation.
TEB Presentation: TEB Women Academy
This is the presentation given at TEB’s first TEB Women Academy, held in Istanbul Oct. 15, 2015. The event was the first in a series of gatherings intended to provide women in Turkey access to information about business and leadership, and it welcomed more than 300 businesswomen from throughout the country.
Westpac: The Power of Online
This presentation on Ruby’s social media and online efforts, including its online community, newsletter and other targeted activities, was developed for Westpac’s 2013 Study Tour.
Westpac: Ruby Brand
This presentation on the development of the Ruby brand and its mainstreaming within Westpac was developed for Westpac’s 2013 Study Tour.
RBS Women in Business
This is a presentation made at the Inclusive Finance Forito during the Foromic on September 2013. It presents the key elements of RBS Women, including access to finance, information, networks and markets.
BLC Bank Women
Empowerment Initiative – SBBN
This is a presentation BLC Bank made to the Small Business Banking Network in February 2013. It presents a comprehensive overview of BLC’s Women’s Market program, including top leadership buy-in (the bank’s head is a signatory to the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles), staff training, marketing & media, collateral-free loans for established (2+ years in operation) businesses, emphasis on building opportunities for women’s networking, business development services, financial literacy, and performance management & evaluation.
Delivery of Innovative
Products & Services for Women
This presentation was made to the Small Business Banking Network in February 2013. It is an excellent source of statistics on the SME landscape in Nigeria as well as the approach Diamond takes to defining its customer segments and serving each one. It also offers a discussion of the importance of banks’ provision of networking and educational opportunities for its SME clientele.
Investing in the Power of Women: Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative
A new report by Babson College on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program found that training and education for women entrepreneurs positively affects emerging economies by increasing revenues and creating jobs, expanding women’s contributions to their communities, and informing their leadership styles.
Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks
The specific focus of this report by BCG is on the importance of social capital for the success of female entrepreneurs. The framework in this report provides a starting point for designing effective professional networks.