A guest post by Jordan Hamons
I don’t like the term “networking.” It makes me think of salesmen in cheap suits trying to shake hands and sell products. It feels disingenuous and a little slimy.
ButI know networking is important for my career and business, so I’ve reframed how I think about it. Now I see networking as an opportunity to get to know new people and build relationships with them, rather than just connecting with contacts that can benefit me.
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