Yes, networking seems hard, writes Lindsay Griffiths in 5 Tips to Build Relationships TODAY, but it doesn’t have to be that way:

Often, we can think of networking and relationship building as an arduous task, but really, it’s a series of smaller actions that we take that help weave the fabric of those stronger relationships. So whether you’ve got five minutes or an hour, you can strengthen your network today.

Griffiths’ post offers five practical and very simple things you can do right now that will enhance your network. That means before you check your email. Before you return that phone call or work on that brief or revise that contract. Right now. Read the post. Reach out to the people you know. Watch your relationships grow.