5 Totally Real Thoughts That Go Through Your Mind Before a Networking Event

If you're new to the female entrepreneur community and the networking thing like a lot of us are, showing up to an event with large groups of women can be like, the last thing you'd ever want to do. It takes major commitment to get up, dust the cheeto crumbs off of yourself, get dressed, drive, park, and then (oh my god) have to talk to a bunch of strangers – who also happen to be girls. It can feel like walking into the lion's den if you've never done it before. And while we can't promise that every event will go swimmingly, rest assured that you're not alone. Here are 5 totally real thoughts that go through everyone's minds before you even get out of the car.

1. What do I do with my hands?

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2. Will they be nice?



3. Am I supposed to like, talk to people?


4. What am I going to say?

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5. Should I even go?

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