Networking. It’s essential if you want to advance.
The bigger your network, the more connections you have. The more connections you have, the better the chance of landing a new job, advancing your career, forming a partnership, maybe even finding your spouse.
You have to do it and you have to do it well.
You get prepared for the networking event by dressing to the nines. Grabbing your best briefcase. And freshening up.
But do you have the most important tool to effectively network? Jane Friedman gives us two essential tools for effective networking.
She recently published a post telling us what 2 questions you should memorize for networking events. The two questions come from Michael Ellsberg. They were great questions and I thought it would be fun to share my current answers on the blog.