How To Master Networking Without “Networking”

“Networking is beyond a buzzword. It almost carries a negative connotation. Formalizing human connection often has the opposite effect than the one intended. A better way to receive is by first giving.”

Networking’s a valuable skill, but you don’t have to approach it the way so many others typically do.

This Design Luck post breaks down a better way to think about networking that revolves around three simple steps: Identify stakeholders of influence, build trust with meaningful interactions, and seek to present more value than you get.