When you hear networking do you slightly cringe? Do you view networking as something you HAVE to do rather than WANT to do? Do you debate the merits of the networking, not sure when any of it will all pay off?
If you are having these feelings it is likely because you are networking all wrong. I’ve been feverishly networking over the past five years and through processes of trial and error, following power networkers, and reading far too many self-help books I’ve learned quite a bit. I’ve also have been able to turn networking into a wildly good time; I actually look forward to it. I’ve also have been noticing the success a well formed network can bring. So get up off the couch, wipe the remnants of Pringles off your shirt, turn off How I Met Your Mother and lets start building your future. Here are five things I’ve learned over the years that will help: Continue reading