O'Reilly logo

Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers by Sharlyn Lauby

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

5 tips for better networking

Lauren Berger, CEO of InternQueen.com and author of Welcome to the Real World recommends pushing yourself outside your comfort zone for better networking.

"Set a goal. Networking meetings and events can be overwhelming. Before you go, decide how many new people you are going to introduce yourself to and how many business cards you are going to walk out with. Push yourself out of your comfort zone and make sure you reach your goals. Also, make sure that your business cards are clean, organized, and easy to reach. Women—wear a purse you can put on your shoulder—you don't want to be walking around with too many things in your hands!"

Steve Browne is executive director of human resources at LaRosa's Inc. For over 60 years, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required