Most of the time, we sit quietly, gazing at the chair in front of us, silently debating about which leg is the most important. If you have somewhere you want to go, something you want to accomplish, someone you want to become… then make a decision. If you’re clear about where you want to go, the rest of the world will either help you get there or get out of the way. Both those are useful.
Networking is not just for getting a new job or investors for your new entrepreneurial idea. That would come later, once you have made and effort to build a relationship with people. If you network with 100 people, chances are, 10 may be of real help to you. But without the 100, you won’t get you 10.