Building a network of business contacts is one of the most empowering things you can do to help your career. Whether you want to grow in your current job or position yourself for a new opportunity, it's hard to make that leap on your own. Anyone can train themselves to build relationships, regardless of their comfort level in social interactions. In a world where products and services are becoming commodities, having the advantage of being liked is becoming more and more critical to professional success. You will learn easy ways to: Meet people and develop friendships Stand apart from the crowd by having a signature gesture, write memorable follow up notes, Put others at ease in a social networking situations. Remember names and other pertinent information on demand. Keep track of who you've met and what makes them special. Make yourself a Go To Person in your industry. Turn your network into real dollars.