Become an effective networker even if you’re an introvert, writes Devora Zack, author of Networking for People Who Hate Networking. Among her tips: Volunteer at an event where you can network so that you have “a focus, purpose and specific role” while attending.
Know when to use—and when to skip—skycaps while traveling. Skycap upside: You check in at the curb, lose the bulky luggage and head straight to your gate. Skycap downside: They don’t give you a seat assignment, and they cost a few bucks. (Don’t forget to tip; skycaps often aren’t paid a full wage and depend on tips to make their living.)
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Give your “audience”—the people around you—a new, great story. Sometimes, we wear others out by singing the ...(register to read more)