‘Just lift your head up out of the computer and get to know people’

The power of networking is massively under-rated, says Brian Delahunty, head of business development for Europe with Barclays Bank

27th October, 2019
Brian Delahunty: ‘Some people see internal networking as fake, but for me it’s about building relationships and trust’. Fergal Phillips

The key to successfully negotiating in the work environment is to start by building trust. One of the best ways to build trust is to deliver for people.

Once people trust you, two things start to happen. They give you the space and accountability to grow professionally. Then the push-pull factor comes into play, where colleagues want to share with you and tap into your knowledge.

The career advice I would give to other people...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

How I manage: ‘Ensure that your team members are not afraid to take a different point of view’

How to manage: Organisations must prepare for expansion of whistleblower laws

How to work: The pandemic has shrunk our networks, but it’s time to rebuild them

Campaign group to launch business supports for companies to trial shorter working weeks