Ep. 9: Networking 101

May 3, 2016

 

 

 

Can you talk your way to the top? Learn why being an introvert can actually be helpful when it comes to networking, and the power of a good conversation, from author Sophia Dembling. Plus get tips for making the most of your next event or networking opportunity.

 

Takeaways:

  • Josh reveals his embarrassing start to a recent networking event and the tips he uses to get over social shyness.
  • Author and introversion expert Sophia Dembling discusses the moment she knew she was an introvert and how it changed her life
  • Are you introverted or extroverted? Dembling says people are typically not one or the other, but rather a mixture of the two. It’s important to see where you fall on the continuum.
  • Learn and practice Dembling’s pro tips for introverts at networking events. Hint: They don’t always happen at the event!

 

Favorite quote from this episode:

“Many introverts are, in fact, capable of behaving as extroverts and the difference is how much it takes out of us. We’re not necessarily shy.”

—Sophia Dembling

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