The Top 10 Networking Mistakes

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By Hannah Morgan

There is a right way and a wrong way to network. If you are one of those people who hate to network and view it as phony or pretentious, then you are doing it all wrong. Networking is not about building a mammoth list of contacts or passing out business cards like you're dealing poker. Networking means building mutually beneficial relationships.

Change your mindset, and eliminate these mistakes that ruin the networking experience for you and for your victims.