How to Network Like a Pro

They say it’s all about who you know, but how do you get to know the right people?

If you want to be a master networker, you need only follow the steps outlined in the video above.

  • Preparation: Look up people you know will be at the networking event, to prepare questions for them.
  • Arrive early: If you are there before the crowd, you can make faster connections with the other early arrivers.
  • Small talk: Have set topics and questions ready for anyone you meet.
  • Have an exit line: With a handy exit line, you can move on from a conversation without guilt or worry you’ve insulted them somehow.
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And the most important rule: Always be following up. Coffee is for people who follow up.