Three Common Misconceptions About How Networks Function
Many professionals are turned off by the idea of “networking.” They think it’s about slimy glad-handing and using others to get ahead. But when pursued with an eye toward leveraging your skills and experiences to help other people succeed, building a professional network becomes something else entirely – a chance at authentic human connection that can enrich relationships and create opportunities over decades.
On the first episode of our new Startup of You Podcast, Ben and I break down three common misconceptions about how professional networks function, while also deep-diving on two types of relationships that are essential for success: “Allies” (close collaborators) and “Friendlies” (acquaintances).
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