Social + networking = social networking.
A simple formula for a rich activity.
You’ve already done social networking in the real world. The social part is easy. Interact with people in any sort of setting and you are being social. Hopefully you’re more Kermit the Frog than the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, but either way you’re being social.
Networking is easy for some and daunting for others. Even if you have to pluck up your courage, the networking dance is something like this:
Let’s say you attend a party or conference. Your clothes are stylish, your business cards are crisp, and you bring out your winningest smile. You take a deep breath, walk into the room, and say hello to an old friend or someone new. Make small talk for ...