I would like to share with you an article Three mistakes to avoid when networking by Dorie Clark. Given the importance of networking both in our professional and personal lives this article really can help you improve your networking skills.
Dorie highlights the following three mistakes people make;
- Misunderstanding the pecking order.
- Asking to receive before you give.
- Failing to specifically state your value proposition.
To this I would also add relax and be genuine. If you would like to know more about the importance of networking please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org