“Go to lunch with an ask. Don’t be afraid to be transactional. Make yourself go to the cocktail party.
“‘Networking is like exercise,’ says Candace Corlett, president of WSL, a retail strategy consulting firm. ‘You know you must, but do you? And you know if you do, you’ll feel better.'”
Networking Isn’t Easy for Women, but It Is Crucial, by Liz Rappaport, WSJ, October 1, 2015
(hat tip to Kristine Moe for this link)