Step into this picture for a moment… you are about to walk into a networking event, in a room filled mostly with strangers, to get a lead to that elusive ideal job you want. You are nervous. You are worried about saying the wrong thing. You hope your breath smells good enough. You hope that you are good enough! Will you do it “right” and finally stop forcing yourself to attend these events to find a job?
Does this sound like you? Notice how this picture makes you feel -- all the pressure and all the rules. Well, relief is in sight.
On a scale of 1-10, how much do you love networking? Yes, love! A ranking of 1 means you’d rather volunteer for a free root canal from a dental intern. A 10 means you love connecting with people everywhere; standing in line at Starbucks, in an elevator or while sitting in your dentist’s chair! Write your ranking down now, before you read the rest of this article. Now, read on.