Finding Time To Network

Networking should not be considered the “other” activity you’ll get to or make a priority when you “have more time.” Even if work demands being at your desk 24–7, there are micro- chances to network in meaningful ways, and they can be as simple as writing a short note — while your sitting at your desk late at night working away. By personalizing a response to a piece of correspondence from a not-for-profit, one lawyer set herself on a path of leadership positions (and powerful connections) that have fueled her career trajectory ever since. You may not be able to RSVP for every cocktail party or meetup, however, that doesn’t mean you aren’t able to network.

Find more ideas on how to reframe networking (and do more of it effectively) in Chapter 2 “Get Your Head In The Networking Game” of Build Your Dream Network.

Finding Time To Network