As a child, you were programmed to be new, uninhibited and free. This is the first ability to successfully build networks: Be the child you once were – reawaken the Pipi Longstocking in you.
Because networks are per se open, constantly changing systems that are held together by relationships of trust. If you are open yourself, if you behave trustfully and trusting, you nourish the spirit of networking in your environment. And you make sure that your antennas are always up when something new comes along. This is essential to take the lead in networks.