You know I'm always nagging you to go out and network. It's just a fancy word for schmoozing, making friends in professional circles, and generally getting to know people.
But networking can feel scary for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons might include your own worries, self-consciousness, shyness. Nobody is perfect. We all mess up sometimes. You just don't want that sometimes to happen to you. Ever.
Here's a raft of stories about fullblown networking disasters--true stories. Graciously shared, I might add. All available for you here so you can read them as you prep for your next networking opportunity... and keep saying to yourself "at least that never happened to me!"
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