Silicon Valley insider Karen Wickre shares her advice on establishing and maintaining connections based on generosity.

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Karen Wickre, super connector and author

If there’s an essential tip to understanding how to be better at networking, it’s this: don’t think of it as networking. Think of it as more of a lifestyle.

And if there’s an ideal guide to show you that this is not a ridiculous idea, but a thing you, and just about anyone, can actually do, it’s Karen Wickre. A Silicon Valley veteran who has covered the tech space as a journalist, advised startups, and held editorial and comms roles at Twitter and Google (she joined the latter in 2002 when there were fewer than 600 people on board), Wickre lives the approach. …


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