Whether you’re new to the workforce or a naturally shy person, the idea of going out there and building a network can feel intimidating. Even if you know that you should be out there meeting people and making connections.

Columnist Kare Anderson found herself in a similar situation, but instead of being frightened, she learned that she had a special power—she could be an opportunity maker and help launch the careers of others, while also launching her own.

Watch this great video to see how you can do the same.

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Updated 6/19/2020