Networking Tips for People that Hate Networking

Networking Tips for People that Hate Networking

Professional networking is an important part of being a startup and small business owner. We’ve all heard the saying – it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. But let’s face it, the thought of getting out of your comfort zone and meeting new people can be very daunting. It’s completely normal to feel a little apprehensive at the prospect of attending a professional networking event, especially if you’re not an extrovert or not a big fan of small talk. 

The good news is that you are not alone, almost everyone hates networking. The key is preparation – being prepared will make the event less stressful and you might even enjoy it!  (more…)