Learn to make new friends
Meeting new people can be exciting. You get exposed to new perspectives and you may even learn something new. Plus, who knows where it could lead to? You may end up with a new friend or a business partner.
However, making new friends can be challenging, and even more so if you are shy. But here’s a tip that has been endorsed by many relationship experts. When in a social setting like a company dinner and dance or an event, look for the person that looks even more uncomfortable than you and say hello to them. Thereafter, it’s all about being yourself.
However, if you are truly clueless, a good book to read would be Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. Published in 1936, it has sold over 15 million copies worldwide and is almost equivalent of the bible for those who wish to be more sociable. In it, you will find helpful and effective tips to help you make more friends and be more likable.