Think of relationships in terms of what you can give, not in terms of what you can get. If you seek to build new relationships based on mutual giving and receiving, you’ll have no shortage of friends. Identify people with whom you’d like to build a relationship, and start by giving. I’ve found that my geeky knowledge is actually a tremendous strength when it comes to socializing because there are an awful lot of non-geeks who’d like to understand geeky stuff better...
March 27, 2006
How Introverts Can Become Extroverts
As a friend astutely pointed out, there is something a little ironic about reading a book about how to go from introverted to extroverted, but it still might be a good place to start, if you feel like that's something you need to work on.