Thursday, March 10, 2011

Why Networking in Person still matters

With all the social media networking sites do you still need to meet in person?


An article by Careerealism outlines why you need to invest face-to-face time with business people:

* The interaction will have you knowing more about someone in 10 minutes than six months online;
* You cannot beat a phone or in-person meeting to finding ways to work together - it's all in the energy that gets created in a verbal discussion; and
* Determining next steps can be done fast instead of through many emails or posts online where people may get distracted to something else and break the conversation.

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