Do you get nervous talking in front of large crowds? Introducing yourself to strangers? Or promoting your strengths to others? If so, you are not alone. 

Networking makes many young professionals uneasy and anxious. I know you have heard this many times before, but the key to any successful plan is preparation, preparation, preparation. Whether it’s networking, dieting or just getting through the week, nothing eases stress more than being prepared. You wouldn’t walk into an interview without being armed with the company’s background information and questions, so why would you show up to a networking event without the same. Here are several simple steps you can take to make networking easier and more successful.

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