Networking tips and tricks to make the most of your time and community
Networking doesn’t have to be the coercive, transactional, “icky” exchange of business cards. In this talk, get tangible tactics and strategies to help make your networking efforts more fun and efficient. Reframe the conversation around building a long-term community and understanding how reciprocity and good karma make the world go ’round. This talk will include a brief overview of Emily Heist Moss’ networking philosophy (why we need it, where it fits in your career trajectory) but will focus on useful takeaways and concrete tactics. What kinds of events should you go to and why? How do you introduce yourself to strangers? How do you follow up with new contacts and maintain a network? How much networking is enough, and how much is too much?