Networking Basics: 8 Tips to Networking Without Being Fake

As I sit here typing away, I’ve got my big green fuzzy socks on: a true sign that fall is finally here.

I’m not sure why autumn is such a busy season for events, but it is.

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be speaking at three different conferences, then hosting our own sold out shindig, RHH Live, at Donna Karan’s gorgeous Urban Zen center the last week in October.

We have two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak. - Epictetus Click To Tweet

Most of us have heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.”

While I don’t entirely agree with that statement, I wholeheartedly agree that strong relationships make a huge difference to the speed and satisfaction of your success.

And attending live events is a fantastic way to build your network and make connections.

The problem is, many of us can’t stand the idea of networking. It feels fake and contrived. And if you’re an introvert, fuggettaboutit.

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