On networking for business
We see, hear, read ad nauseam about how we should network to grow our businesses.
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Too often, though, I think people take that to mean going to innumerable tweetups, happy hours and the ilk. I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve seen over-commit themselves to multiple networking events on the same night.
The end result is usually that they’re tired, over-extend themselves which they later regret, and sometimes do things they later feel sheepish about.
I, by the way, NEVER do things I later feel sheepish about. Read more