Does the thought of such an event make you nervous? Concerned about your techn00b status or your idiosyncrasies that might make you unfit for re-invite? Here are five things you should definitely not do at your first networking dinner.
Over the last two years, Sujan Patel connected with more than 500 people by throwing 40+ dinners, spending close to $50,000 in the process. Even today, he still spends almost $2,000 a month hosting dinners, and is happy to report that doing so has had a huge impact on both his professional network and comfort level talking to new people.