Friday, October 20, 2017
Since you need to have a network to be successful, can you build one and still feel good about yourself? Even if you're an introvert?
To answer these questions, let's take a look at Adam Rifkin. In 2011, Fortune magazine named him the best networker in Silicon Valley. Guess what? Adam's a shy introvert. He's also the nicest guy you'll ever meet. In fact, he goes by the nickname "Panda."
What's Panda's secret to networking? Be a friend. Yeah, it's that simple. Networking isn't just a skill anybody can learn. It's a skill you already know. Make friends.
-Eric Barker, Barking Up The Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong