You know those days where everyone wants a bit of you, your running around in circles and putting everyone else’s needs and requirements above your own list of stuff to do? 
 
There was a time when I used to get to work with my ‘to do list’ ready and end the day having achieved zilch, nothing, not a sausage! I seemed to be at everyone’s beck and call, in meetings that didn’t produce any outcome, people popping into my office to have a ‘non meaningful’ conversation or people just needing to speak to me now because they, quite frankly, were not organised! 
 
Well I decided it was time to take back the control of my time and stop those time vampires. 
You're probably thinking what a ridiculous question from an HR profesisonal. Of course rules are 
there to be adhered to and upheld or else! That's true isn't it? 
 
Well I reckon it depends on the rule! 
 
Of course there are some rules which are implicit in maintaining a happy and motivated workforce 
and are used for appropriate management where non compliance may lead to corrective action 
being taken. 
 
However I am not actually talking about THOSE rules! 
 
Networking - what's that then? Well the definition is 'to interact with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts'. Simple enough really then. Its about communication, getting to know people and sharing information. In a business... 
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