Do you remember Herb Tarlek, the polyester-clad ad salesman from TV’s WKRP in Cincinnati? Herb would have died in today’s world of business networking. One of his favorite past times was to talk about himself.
The biggest key to success at a networking event is to avoid being “that guy.” Coming across as too aggressive or overly salesman-like will shut others down. A key to success is to make a good first impression with a select few, instead of shoving your business cards in the hands of many.
Kathern Tuggle, of TheStreet.com, shows us How to Network Without Sounding Like a Jerk: http://www.thestreet.com/story/11848371/1/how-to-network-without-sounding-like-a-jerk.html