At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, I wrote the blog 13 Tips to Build a Strong Network without comprehending how much of our future daily lives would involve physical distancing. Since then, approximately 200,000 people in the USA have died from the virus and nearly every person in the world has been impacted. While precautions have been implemented to reduce the spread of the virus by physically
Asking questions demonstrates curiosity, shows interest, solicits answers, engages others, prompts shifts in thoughts and actions, fosters reflection, helps to reframe a situation, helps generate ideas and solutions, and builds rapport.
There are many benefits of networking. People have made career changes, found their life-partners, avoided personal and financial disasters, resolved conflicts, built businesses, and even met people they admire by building strong networks.