How to be an effective networker when you are an introvert

Lovely piece from Sacha Chua about introverts and how to be shy effectively.

Not everyone who knows me will know that I am shy and this is great advice for anyone who finds ‘networking’ painful, largely because they haven’t worked out that networking isn’t about going to large events, shouting and getting drunk. It’s about being interested in other people and trying to be helpful.