Last year, I retired from networking.
If I never see another mini meat pie, dry goat’s cheese canape, soggy finger sandwich or rubbery poached egg with conference coffee, it will be too soon.
I’ve spent innumerable hours at hundreds of networking events talking to other business owners who only want what I want: To sign me up as their client.
Leaving another fruitless couple of hours small talking with fellow hopefuls, I was often reminded of a line from the TV series ‘The Westwing’, where a character is heard muttering when leaving a meeting:
That was 20 minutes of my life I’ll never get back
Except when networking, I’d lose 2 hours of my life, not 20 minutes.…Continue Reading