Getting the most bang for your conference buck includes successful networking. Planning ahead will secure that and let you feel confident before you arrive.
Networking has gained a negative reputation – it makes many people, especially introverts, cringe at its mere mention. Simply put, networking is really just a way of building relationships. So don’t fall prey to these five networking myths.
Networking is such a dirty word. I prefer to use the term “making relationships” .. because at the end of the day, that’s really what it is all about. I have made a quick networking event checklist to ensure that I don’t forget something when I attend an event. If you come ill-prepared, potential clients and referrals will be less than likely to refer an assistant who is disorganized. Maybe this will help you out too!