Designing your life so you’re spending it with high quality people (i.e. networking) is one of the most high-impact things you could be doing…
But at no point in life did anybody teach us to network and seek people out intentionally.
Instead, we’ve been trained to see serendipity as romantic and intentionality — at least when it comes to meeting people — as opportunistic.
For this purpose, Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time was a paradigm-shifting read for me.