Who do you need around you? Networking is an essential skill; it's the key to your success. So why are so many of our connections superficial and transactional? And why do they get us nowhere in our personal or professional life? Maybe because we've lost sight of the fact that it's not about the quantity of connections you make, but the quality of the relationships you build and nuture. From internationally-acclaimed entrepreneur and Fortune 500 mentor Janine Garner, It's Who You Know shows you how to build, manage and leverage your power network to create opportunities and drive success. Networking still matters, but your network matters even more. With It's Who You Know, you can learn to connect with those who will add real value to your professional and personal development. Originally published in 2017, this book has been reviewed and redesigned to become part of the Wiley Be Your Best series - aimed at helping readers acheive professional and personal success.
This popular title delivers an in-depth guide to targeting, reaching, and gaining ideal customers using the latest updates on LinkedIn. LinkedIn expert Ted Prodromou offers a wealth of no- or low-cost methods for maximizing this dynamic resource. Following his lead, readers learn to link with the most effective connections for greater exposure.
We all know that networking is important, and that forming relationships with others is a vital part of success. But sometimes it seems like networking removes all emotions from the equation and focuses only on immediate goalsawhereas the kind of relationships that have true staying power, give us joy, and support us in the long run are founded on simply liking each other. This book, featuring activities, self-assessment quizzes, and real-life anecdotes from professional and social settings, shows readers how to identify whatAEs likable in themselves and create honest, authentic interactions that become owinso for all parties involved. Readers will discover how to: o Start conversations and keep them going with ease o Convert acquaintances into friends o Uncover peopleAEs preferences and tweak their own personal style to enable engaging, reciprocal interactions o Create follow-up and stay in othersAE minds long after the initial meeting The worst thing we can do when trying to establish a personal bond with someone is to come across as manipulative or self-serving. Authentic connections go much deeperuand feel much easieruthan trying to hit self-imposed business card collection quotas. This book presents a new paradigm that shows how even the most networking-averse can networkaand like it."
Branding Yourself by Erik Deckers; Kyle Lacy
Call Number: HD69.S8 D43 2018
Publication Date: 2017-10-19
Want a new job or career? Need to demonstrate more value to customers or employers? Use today's hottest social media platforms to build the powerful personal brand that gets you what you want! In this completely updated book, Erik Deckers and Kyle Lacy help you use social media to and networking to advance your career, grow your business, and land new job opportunities. From LinkedIn to Facebook, now including Instagram and SnapChat, this book is packed with new techniques and ideas that are practical, easy, and effective. Deckers and Lacy show you how to supercharge all your business and personal relationships...demonstrate that you are the best solution to employers' or partners' toughest problems...become a recognized thought leader...and turn your online network into outstanding jobs, great projects, and a fulfilling, profitable career! Discover how to: Choose today's best social media tools for your personal goals Build an authentic storyline and online identity that gets you the right opportunities Make the most of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter--and leverage new platforms like Pinterest and Google+ Build connections and prove expertise by sharing video on YouTube and Vimeo Find yourself on search engines and then optimize your personal online presence Promote your events, accomplishments, victories...and even defeats and lessons learned Integrate online and offline networking to get more from both Reach people with hiring authority and budgets on LinkedIn Use Twitter to share the ideas and passions that make you uniquely valuable Avoid "killer" social networking mistakes Leverage your online expert status to become a published author or public speaker Measure the success of your social media branding Get new projects or jobs through your online friends and followers