and 5 tips to save them
February 4 2014
What’s the difference between a networking event that inspires and connects versus one that fails?
Networking events are infamously awkward because they can’t seem to consistently generate trusting relationships.
There are exceptions, but often people approach them from the mindset of “How can you help me?”, “Can you get me a job?”, “Want to buy this?”.
This immediately gets the potential relationship started off on the wrong foot, and I can tell you from personal experience that it usually ends in both parties walking away dissatisfied.
In fact, this happened to me so frequently that I got disillusioned with networking events and just quick going all together.
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