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Networking Advice For A 15 Year-Old Student (And Game Developer)

By October 1, 2018January 14th, 2019No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

A networking question that landed in my inbox last week: “I’m a 15 year old high school student in New York. I’ve been programming for five years and I wanted to start building professional connections to help me in the future and am also working on a small indie game. I will be attending a small talk/open demo night for indie games soon. Do you have any tips on marketing my skills, my game and how to build lasting connections?

My #BYDN answer: Learn from your peers!

There are some extraordinary young women who are taking their ambition, careers, aspirations and goals into their own hands – and in doing so, are finding engaged communities (globally) + building strong brands and networks. A few networking peer pros to check out:

There are no hacks or shortcuts to building relationships – the long lasting meaningful kind, that is. It’s a lifetime commitment to being genuine in your actions AND showing up for others.

J. Kelly Hoey

Networking Expert + Career Transformation Coach + Author + Speaker, Kelly Hoey looks at "networking" through a new, modern, fresh lens, offering you (who are pursuing and perhaps struggling with your big ambitions), advice on how to connect for success in a hyper-connected world that is woefully short in its attention span. Her network-building advice is relatable, instilling confidence with actionable insights and practical information.