Mike Willett commented:
The word Networking has been made very popular these days, primarily through companies such as Amway, to describe their form of business. Though many hot shots in the business world laugh at such a company and their members, you must remember that two men began a company that has reached well over 11 billion dollars in sales. That has to stand for something, and is an excellent indicator that networking can be extremely beneficial to those that use it as a process for furthering their businesses.
Learning how to be in touch with others in business, how to communicate need about information, product, association with others and more that come with networking, can, and is quite beneficial. Most any business can benefit from some of many forms of networking, yet many refuse to understand what really is very basic and very needed communication and sharing of ideas and information.
Though the word networking has been the “over used” term in the last 10 years, the very act itself has great benefit to those that use it properly. In other words, communication with others actually still works. Imagine that!