“Absolutely poisonous”: Why networking is a waste of time


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The planet is pretty small. We can measure how many people are on it. But I don’t want to waste a second on this great big blue rock on people who see me as a dollar sign, a gatekeeper or an opportunity.

Only people who genuinely care will chat with you

The people who just want something, and probably want it for free, they will not have a conversation. They will not chat. They will not care to hear your thoughts on anything that they can’t use. It’s easy to recognise these people, because they talk at you, not to you or with you.

This article was first published on Medium and has been republished with permission.


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