Many people feel that, despite all their knowledge of networking, they are too shy to network successfully. The idea that networking is only for people with outgoing personalities is false. Introverts have strengths that they can use with strategies that blend well with their personalities. Here are some strategies:
Introverts are usually great listeners. They often:
Introverts are almost always passionate about a certain aspect of their business, industry, or product, which helps them to:
By building upon their strengths, introverts will become effective networkers. They listen well, help others when they can, and speak well when they are passionate about something. These strengths help them to build and nurture strong relationships, which is the key to great networking.