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The Importance of Building Business Relationships Prior to Transition

We’ve all heard the saying; “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”, and while this may not be strictly true, there’s no denying the influence a strong professional network can have over your career success. The reality is, now more than ever, good business relationships are essential for career advancement and when done well, networking can really be the key element that lands you your ideal job role in the future.

As a competitive athlete, you’ll already understand the importance of good relationships. For years, you’ll have invested your personal time into building connections, creating the support network needed for your athletic success. In many ways, you’re a top-notch professional in approaching people and then leveraging those relationships for mutual gain and business networking, is very much the same p