How does one get over their fear and start talking and networking with those that can help your business, from VC rockstars to possible partners? Even a personal hero, such as Nike cofounder Phil Knight? We continue our Leadership Hall of Fame series, a year-long look at the top business books and authors, with an excerpt from "Never Eat Alone" by Keith Ferrazzi.
The joys of networking: huge bar tabs, drawn out circular conversations with the otherwise socially awkward, and a fistful of business cards that won't ever see the light of day. It isn't any wonder why most job seekers would rather do anything than have forced conversations with strangers.