…networking can be learned and practiced. It doesn’t require a special gene; you don’t even have to be especially outgoing. You just have to be sincere, proactive, and prepared. And a little creativity and a positive attitude can’t hurt.
And, my very favorite…
The simplest thing is just to be nice
It’s more than a little amazing what kind of benefits you can gain through simply being nice to people. Tom is among the many nice people I’ve met through the VO-BB in the last couple of years.