A recent survey by Linkedin found that the #1 goal listed for 2013 was “Professional Development Through Learning New Skills.” It was closely followed by #2 “Network More/Build More Professional Relationships.”
I think both can be accomplished by joining the right networking group!
For those reading this in the Nashville, TN area, I suggest The Business Referral Network
The general website explains the mission and goals of the organization.
For a specific example of how a chapter works, please visit one of our facebook pages:
Can we help you accomplish your goals for 2013?