5 Ways to Work your Network Naturally
Traditional networking advice dictates that before you pitch someone, you should go out of your way to provide them as much value as you can. While networking should never just be an all-out pitch fest, bending over backwards to help someone you’ve just met can come across the wrong way.
Serve before you sell. But forgo the extremes and reserve them for people you know will feel comfortable receiving such favors. That said, there are plenty of ways to work your network
so you can make your network work for you — without making anyone feel remotely uncomfortable.
1. Make one new introduction a week