Networking Basics For Introverts

Networking can be intimidating for anyone, but introverts especially experience anxiety. Networking is a skill that you can develop, though. Once you’ve become comfortable with the basics of networking, it will become easier and easier over time. Here are some tips on how to network as an introvert:

Understand what networking is.

Networking is a way to meet new people and build relationships. It’s about helping other people, giving more than you take, and building your personal brand.

Networking can be scary for introverts because we’re not naturally good at small talk or sharing intimate details about ourselves with strangers (or even friends). But if done right, networking can be beneficial for everyone involved–including you!

Know your strengths and how to promote them.

Knowing your strengths is important for networking. You’ll be more confident and successful when you know what you’re good at, and how to promote it.

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