Project Description

Diane is a consultant, keynote speaker, instructor, and leadership coach. She has 20+ years of experience researching, developing, and educating on the role professional networking strategies play in both individual career development, as well as broader business performance. Her networking strategies have been published by McGraw Hill in over nine languages, and she has worked with clients in a variety of industries, such as accounting, architecture, law firms, higher ed, and more.

Sample Topics:

  • How to Work a Zoom Room
  • Networking Strategies for Conferences – Even if You’re an Introvert
  • Leveraging Networking to Advance Your Career
  • Networking Strategies to Recruit and Retain Top Talent
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“I am a tough critic, and Diane is the best of the best. Her content was brilliant, and her delivery was exceptional.”

Grover Cleveland, Attorney, Speaker, Author

“Diane teaches that generating clients isn’t a matter of closing ‘sales’; it’s a matter of building relationships with people you want to help and who want to help you.”

Beth Boland, Partner, Foley & Lardner

“… I learned networking the hard way, at one gruesome party after another. You can learn the easy way with Diane Darling’s book.”

Bob Metcalfe, Professor , University of Texas