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Referral networking works

How does one progress to the TRUST phase in a network relationship? Getting referrals from fellow members is the ultimate goal of networking, so how does one reach this goal? It does take time and patience. There is no "quick fix", there…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #11 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #11. While we go to networking events armed…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #10 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #10. I’d like to highlight the importance…

Senior Habitat: Retiring in Mauritius

When retirement comes, many want to leave France to live in a new environment. Beyond a simple vacation, retirees plan to settle more permanently in the tropics. For some years now, Mauritius has become the most popular destination for retired…

Referral networking works

How to start a conversation at a networking event   You walk into a room filled with strangers….. What now? Fight the urge to hand out 100 business cards. I always aim to be at networking events early. The reason for this is…

How to avoid the risks of a real estate investment in Mauritius

Foreigners have been interested in buying a property in Mauritius since many years and particularly since the Government opened the right for non-citizens to buy property under specific schemes. In terms of real estate, Mauritius has interesting…

Referral networking works

How to write an elevator pitch Writing a good elevator pitch will take some time, but it is a great investment in your business. Perhaps having a few on hand is a good idea, as through your workings, you will have written a few with focus…

Buy a property in Mauritius in 5 steps

Buy a property in Mauritius in 5 steps Buying a real estate property is not to be taken lightly. It can be complicated if you do not know the steps to take. Also, you need a lot of information before you start, so as to avoid the inconvenience…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #9 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #9. I am sure you have heard this before:…

Safely Buy a property off plan (in VEFA) in Mauritius

A sale of property before completion (VEFA), also known as Purchase off Plan, consists of buying a real estate property off plan which has not yet been completed. This has become a trend in Mauritius since a few years now. When the deed of sale…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #8 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #8. At a networking meeting, being memorable…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #7 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #7. Last week I mentioned that generally…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #6 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #6. Networking has a lot to do with giving.…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #5 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #5. Your reputation is what you sell. People…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #4 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #4. Building trust is all about reputation. Do…

Networking tips

Denise Pitot's TOP Networking Tips: #3 Whether you are a seasoned networker, or learning the ropes, here are some of my top tips to help you to get the most out of your networking events. Tip #3. At a networking event, often we form…