Being held accountable for our commitments and actions heightens our awareness of what we have determined to do. Having an accountability partner for networking ensures that you will actually do the things you plan to do.
Pilots like their plane to have a positive attitude because it means more altitude below the aircraft, which is generally a great thing. The same principle applies to business, and even life in general.
BNI founder Ivan Misner asked his best networkers to give him a list of the top characteristics of master networkers. After comparing responses he came up with this list of the top 10 traits of a master networker.