Perhaps the most stressful moment in networking is the awkwardness of not knowing how to gracefully leave a conversation. You don’t want to get stuck with the same person all evening. Quality is important, but in networking, you need to pay attention to the quantity of connections as well.
Sometimes you find yourself clinging to certain people (like your colleagues) out of fear of meeting new people. Other times, people cling to you. If neither party is skilled or confident in graceful exits, it could turn a nice conversation into a long, dull, and boring one.
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