For some new ideas on places to network, check out Jessica Chen’s article in Entrepreneur Magazine. Most of us need to find new methods and places to expand our networks because for many businesses, my own included, our networks can supply a significant share of our new business. Jessica’s article, Alternative Places to Network, examines several fresh places that are fertile fields for network-building.
Her techniques for talking to strangers were very useful, particularly her tips for starting conversations on airplanes. For someone interested in building his or her network further, this article is definitely worth a quick read.