So you want to network? Not sure how? One of the most important things to remember is that networking is about a balance of give and take. Too often, I work with individuals who are eager to “take,” without putting in the effort to understand a new perspective or valuable piece of advice. Although enthusiasm is a wonderful asset, I’m here to remind you that an effective networking relationship is born out of preparedness, courage, and a willingness to give a little, too.
1. SELF-REFLECT AND PROCEED WITH CARE.
A great place to start is with a little self-reflection. What is it exactly that you hope to gain from your potential networking contact? Information on his or her professional career path? Guidance on how to advance...Read More