Networking for Introverts: Paradox Not Oxymoron

Networking for Introverts: Paradox Not Oxymoron We’ve discussed that networking is critical to one’s professional success (Network Whether You Want To Or Not), but for some of us, the mere thought of entering a room full of strangers makes our stomach turn, our head hurt, and leads to a strong desire to run home to be alone with our thoughts.  If this sounds even a little bit like you, you’re not alone.  You’re not doomed to professional failure.  Research shows 30 to 50% of the population has introverted tendencies and you’re probably somewhere in that percentage of the population. The good [...]

Network: Whether You Want To or Not

Networking: Your Key to Professional Success “Networking is people looking for people looking for people.” Jarod Kintz In today’s world, we increasingly network from a distance through email and our ever-expanding social media platforms.  While this kind of “networking” has been a great equalizer for individuals and companies both large and small, there is NO substitute for being there in-person.  There are an endless number of networking opportunities: professional meetings, conferences, receptions and parties, events and more. All of these opportunities can be found in your community, you just have to keep an eye out for them. But [...]

2017-08-22T21:01:19+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Networking, Recent College Graduate|2 Comments