“It should be your goal not to meet the most people as possible, but to understand who else is connected to whom and what the rest of the network looks like.” –David Burkus
In this episode of the podcast, I talk about some tips I have found useful when going to networking events as an introverted. I wanted to publish this episode as we were approaching the Structures Congress but as you can imagine, it was canceled. Fortunately, the team at SEI worked hard to create a virtual congress which will be held on April 7th.
Let me know what other tips you have found useful when going to networking events!
Summary of Content:
- Listen more than you talk
- Always bring business cards
- Be respectful of their time
- Be you
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Virtual Structures Congress: http://bit.ly/VirtualSC2020
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