It is just after work and you are on your way to an event that you believe will be a major networking opportunity. You are dressed appropriately, have brought plenty of business cards, and have arrived on time; however, you have failed to take one crucial preparation step before you left to help ensure your evening’s success. What is it? You did not eat. While there will no doubt be food in abundance at this event, remember, you are not there to eat. You are there to work, artfully network, and contribute. You are there because you and others can benefit from and contribute to this event. Therefore, be certain your actions are consistent ...

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