The Secret to Post-COVID Networking? Being There

The days of happy hours, conferences and corporate mixers seem long ago, thanks to coronavirus. But there is an effective, surprisingly low-tech way to make business connections and build relationships.

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It has been a very long time since I was first introduced to the “elevator speech.” This is the concept that influential people have a practiced, but convincing, few sentences that will trigger another’s interest in their enterprise, services or campaign, on an emotional level.

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Timothy Barrett, Trust Counsel
Senior Vice President, Argent Trust Company

Timothy Barrett is a Senior Vice President and Trust Counsel with Argent Trust Company. Timothy is a graduate of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, past Officer of the Metro Louisville Estate Planning Council and the Estate Planning Council of Southern Indiana, Member of the Louisville, Kentucky, and Indiana Bar Associations, and the University of Kentucky Estate Planning Institute Committee.