“The takeaway: Relationships form the bedrock of any successful business- or career-building strategy. But it’s tough to build relationships without networking, and it’s tough to start networking if you’ve bought into its less-than-stellar reputation. It’s time to fix that, and start amassing the relationship capital that will pay both short- and long-term dividends for you and your organization.”
That’s a good takeaway. If you think networking is a dirty word, that’s fine, but also accept that relationships are an important part of everyone’s career, and life. So go and form relationships, which is what networking is really about, not these seven things.
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