The Networking Reframe

Many people worry that networking is fake or transactional, but when we understand it as asking for directions, it’s easier to see how it can be authentic and mutually beneficial.

September 29, 2017

Networking is a great way to learn and explore professional opportunities. Many people worry that networking is fake or transactional, but when we understand it as asking for directions it is easier to see how it can be authentic and mutually beneficial.

This video was adapted from the Designing Your Life course from the Stanford Life Design Lab. Check out all six of our animated shorts on Designing Your Career.

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