Questions

I live in DC, and I can have access to key people. I am clear what is my goal for this next decade. I want to build and maintain a professional network in DC and in my original country. I don't want to just knock doors. I want to strategically know the people to reach, what is the WIFIIT for each network group, and how to maintain the network.

The best networking is slow-cooked, not microwaved. Find events where you can have some kind of regular presence.

Got nothing to lose by going to one-time events as they're good practice for meeting people, but you won't really cultivate long-term professional relationships that way.

It takes time which relies on that regularity aspect. Build trust and don't look at networking as a transactional thing.


Answered 2 years ago

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