Thoughts on Genuine Networking from a Quiet Software Developer

Alex Ponomarev
Jan 3, 2020 · 4 min read
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When I was in school, I always admired the popular kids — you know, the ones who were comfortable speaking to just about anyone. It seemed like they were leading the most interesting lives.

Years went by, and my admiration transferred to my popular colleagues, the ones who went out for drinks after work, possessing some special ability to befriend…