Networking: Why You Need It and How to Master It

Networking can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Whether it’s finding a trusted babysitter or landing your dream job, connecting with the right people can be a game-changer. As I gear up for MilMoneyCon, I’ve been reflecting on the power of networking and what it means to different folks. At its core, networking is about making connections that help fulfill needs and goals. It’s a crucial part of careers, businesses, and life in general. In this episode, I’m pulling back the curtain on networking – why you need it, how to do it effectively, and my own personal strategies for making those invaluable connections. Whether you’re a networking pro or just getting started, this one’s for you.

About This Episode: Networking

  • Networking is about building relationships to help fulfill needs and goals in your career, business, or life.
  • The reasons to network
  • Places to network
  • The best method for maximizing opportunities
  • Tips for introverts and extroverts on effective networking
  • Lacey’s personal networking strategies The role goodwill plays in building relationships

Resources: What’s Your Money Mood?

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