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Start Networking with People Outside Your Industry

Posted by: Zain Ameen Date: March 20, 2017 Category: Networking

Most professionals build their network over time through proximity — people from your business school study group, or colleagues from your current company or past jobs. You may have a few outliers in the mix, but unless you’ve been deliberate about your networking, the vast majority of people you know probably work in the same field or industry as you. It may seem innocuous, but that inadvertent myopia can put you at serious professional risk. To diversify your own network, here are four strategies you can follow.

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