Networking is that topic that everyone hears about, but few people actually embody. The myths described in this article are a big reason why, and people get scared off by them. Fortunately, they truly are "myths" and the article does a good job of debunking them:
Here are the myths:
Myth #1: Networking means you're looking to use people to achieve selfish goals, or opportunistically ask people for help.
Myth #2: You have to be a born networker or a natural at it.
Myth #3: You must have above average charisma to be a good networker.
Myth #4: You have to be a good talker or an overly chatty “schmoozer” to be a good networker.
You'll have to read the article to find out the truth!