Networking is an inevitable part of business. The fact is, you’ll eventually have to go to mixers and events, mingle with other company executives and representatives, and use some charming social skills to introduce yourself to potential new clients.
The thing is, we’re not all contestants on The Apprentice – we might have good ideas about business, but this doesn’t come hand-in-hand with sales or pitching gravitas. So how do those who are slightly more introverted, shy, or just dislike networking events entirely? Here are a few points to consider that will definitively help your networking ability: (more…)