I haven't seen Cally Russell in four years and in that time he's founded two startups. This Edinburgh-based entrepreneur
You recognize her instantly. She is that businesswoman whom you read about in the papers just the other day. You decide you should go for it. You've practiced your pitch a thousand times before. A deep breathe. Ready to jump in?
But as an entrepreneur I've decided to take this to another level with 13 classes of...business networker. Don't get me wrong - I've met some wonderful people and excellent practitioners in my time, but some of these may ring true with you.
Networking is a bit like dogging. You will get nowhere by staying alone at home in your bedroom.
The first question most commonly asked when meeting people at networking events is, "what do you do?" Unfortunately this is the networking equivalent of 'do you come here often?'