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Networking for People Who Hate Networking by Devora Zack

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ImageCHAPTER EIGHTnetworking without a net

If there is no wind, row.

—Latin Proverb

Oops! Quiz

What type of introvert is most in danger of being labeled a snob?

Answer:

A person who exhibits confidence yet does not join in on conversations. Calibrating your energy will ensure that when you are present you are on, dissipating the likelihood of this misunderstanding.

I have good news and bad news, and it is the same news:

Life is one giant networking opportunity.

Go locate a paper bag to breathe into, re-establishing your equilibrium. Panic will get you nowhere. There is additional good news— most of life is not a networking event.

Networking is not an ...

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