Remember the olden days, when business networking meant lunches and cocktail hours? Covid may have hit the pause button on in-person meetups, but that doesn’t mean your networking should pause, too.
In today’s Wall Street Journal, I share some alternative strategies, including:
Rather than thinking in terms of putting favors in the bank, think about how you can be the most helpful; the kind of person others feel grateful to know and eager to connect with. That means looking at your skills, knowledge and relationships, and thinking about where they can be uniquely valuable.