Let’s face it, networking events can feel awkward and even intimidating. Especially if you’re going to networking events solo, it can be difficult to engage in conversations by yourself. Your goal for every networking event is to turn initial contacts into valuable relationships. In order to make this happen, you must overcome the discomfort associated with networking. You also have to be willing to introduce yourself to individuals and make a name for yourself. If you have a networking event coming up and you’re feeling less than prepared, here are some tips to help you stand out. Read more.