“Who you know is more important than the ideas you have.”
Networking yourself is never easy or comfortable to do. Small talk with strangers, collecting and exchanging business cars, and standing alone can make you hate networking events. But if you build your networking skills and group, then you can enjoy these events and succeed!
Having a plan, being selective, and focusing on mentoring and learning can make the experience much more bearable and enjoyable. The more you are able to give, the more you are able to get out of the experience. Read on to see the mindset you need to go in with to succeed at a networking event.