“It’s all about who you know.”
You’ve heard this everywhere – from your teachers, your parents, your mentor, and just about anyone else who gives you job advice. As overused as it may be, this old adage is very, very true.
A lot of people tell me networking makes them nervous. They say they feel weird and awkward meeting new people.
Networking can be that way sometimes, especially when you first get started. But I will help you overcome your fear by using myself as an example.
Below are 10 actions I almost didn’t take because I feared rejection or being labeled as weird and awkward. But they worked!