Who Might You Meet?

What’s the one thing that all networking events have in common? People. This is a good thing, because people are pretty necessary to the whole networking process. If our purpose is to create long-term, mutually-beneficial, give-and-take relationships, that’s really hard to do without other people to have the relationships with.…

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Treat the Event like a Party

Don’t talk shop. Isn’t that what we’ve always heard about conversation at a social event? You’re at a party with friends. It’s rude to talk about work. After all, this is a social gathering, not a networking event. While I agree (mostly) with the rule of not talking shop, I…

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The 9 Things You Should Know about an Event

“Be Prepared!” That’s the Boy Scout motto. How many similar sentiments echo through our stories and sayings? “Look before you leap”, “A stitch in time saves nine”, “Forwarned is for-armed”. Obviously, the concept of preparation is one that our teachers throughout time have tried to nail home. Networking is no…

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