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Introverted Networking: How to Fake Being a Social Butterfly

Mar 24, 2017 | Networking, Commentary, Entrepreneurship

When it comes to changing our personalities, it has to be more than just something we want. We have to need it. We have to reach a point where we can no longer function the current way we are. Think of why you want to be a social butterfly and concentrate on it. Digest it. Turn it over in your brain. Now get set on changing it.  Remove fear. You know what you want to do and you know to take it slow. Now how do you do it? Well, you start by removing fear and anxiety when it comes to social situations. Here's a few things to keep in mind

Key Takeaways:

  • In order to advance in your job you have to network. Unfortunately, being social doesn't come easy to some people.
  • There are ways to boost confidence and overcome anxiety when it comes to social settings.
  • Prepare and play out interactions in your head. See what you have in common with your lead, it will make you more comfortable around them.

“The prospect of connecting and impressing important people in an industry can make shy individuals want to crawl back into bed.”

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