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I went to a regional networking event to meet new people. I went by myself. Tried to talk to other ppl, had some conversations, but felt other people already had an agenda. In the end, I (cont)

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So I have not found those events worth while. Instead, I focus on keeping my greater network fresh.

Whenever you think of someone, past client, colleague, etc... Drop them a note. Say hello. Ask them how they are doing.

I will usually run through my LinkedIn to see if I missed anyone about once or twice a year.

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It was kinda dumb. How else do other folks approach events like this? Is it a flip of the coin? Is it worth going without a group? How does a networking event work if you don’t meet new people?

It’s usually a hit or miss for me. If I can strike up good conversation with one person, it kinda flows well from there. Maybe they know a person and that person joins the conversation, etc

Oh, and if there is someone I'd like to get a hold of that isn't in my network, I'll either get a warm introduction or cold email/call (not really Forte, but I've done it successfully).

Meeting with a local CFO next week who is a friend of a friend. People like to help people they like (and who like them).

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