Click on the image to read all my tips. This book is packed full of new ways to look at building your circle of connections, approaches to try, and examples of why it's critical to build your network. Will my participation add value to the other attendees and be valuable for me? Be smarter about how and why you undertake networking activities, as it is the generous and authentic thing to do. Who showed faith in you and extended a hand. But most of the time, we have to do things in incremental steps with the help of a whole lot of people.
This Is Marketing shows you how to do work you're proud of, whether you're a tech start-up founder, a small-business owner, or part of a large corporation. Kelly Hoey offers a fresh new approach to mastering this timeworn skill in a world where everyone is posting, liking, and friending fast and furiously, but many are failing to leverage their connections successfully. If you typically run from networking, run to the bookstore instead and pick up a copy of Build Your Dream Network!!! Watch and observe your network. I have found that my peers often offer me the best advice because they still feel the same pains. Who do I put in? So to relieve your stress, lengthen your life and make you happier, a few book suggestions from Kelly's holiday reading list.
Just like the machines, you need to develop your human skills. When do you say a more effort or b stop? Hoey lists her four why filter questions in her book, so I decided to try them out myself. We also shared a few good laughs and a friendship started. Hoey presents innovative strategies for forming strong relationships—the genuine, mutually beneficial, long-lasting kind—using all of the social tools at your disposal. Once you can think about networking differently, the world seems like a friendlier and more abundant place. This is a whole new approach to an old topic, vital in a world where everyone is posting, liking and friending fast and furious but failing to leverage their connections thoughtfully.
In the exchange, our ideas are validated or improved, which is motivating. This book is full of practical advice. This fresh process for upping your social game does not require circulating in stale rooms or forcing awkward conversations. Review written by Carla Howard - I share an Audible account with my husband. Your e-mail signature line, the article you share on LinkedIn and the person you choose to sit next to at lunch are all part of the mix.
Kate is also the author of several best-selling career books, including most recently, The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success. They listen and scan the situation or challenge before them, then think critically through each action item before charging into action. The chance of getting what you want on event day is slim so use the opportunity to lay a great foundation for future conversations. Kelly Hoey Foreword by Tom Peters By J. There are ways to connect with people.
All of our bad habits? But you have to do that research and do that legwork yourself. Networking isn't confined to the workplace instead, think weddings or subway cars. There is a finite amount of time to spend networking and if you know the goal and how to achieve it, you will feel much more positive about spending your time on it. It reminds you that you have the power to utilize the many options available today your way. Sharing information with someone else who may be on a similar career journey boosts confidence in our own efforts, for a number of reasons.
If you typically run from networking, run to the bookstore instead and pick up a copy of Build Your Dream Network!!! In fact, all you need is 45 seconds, according to networking expert, writer and investor J. The truth is that among the digital connections that young professionals nurture on social media, the passion projects and side hustles they pursue, the career guidance they seek and the very tools for success are right in front of them. Brilliant tips that are essential in the new economy! Invite input on how your work can best support their goals. Who do I put in? Loved the perspective and the specific pointers in this book contrast to vague law school career services advice. She goes on to explain the different networking venues work, clubs, committees, communication behaviors.
Women are not powerless in the ways we can help each other succeed, we all simply need to choose to do so. Build Your Expertise Success seekers should always be in the process of acquiring a new skill that will contribute to their career goals. Cut through the networking noise and start building the powerful, real relationships needed to succeed in our digital world. I have been connected to and following Kelly since I had the pleasure of seeing her speak live a year ago. Without learning to harness the power of relationships from the beginning, you will make mistake after mistake that can easily be learned through reading and embodying what this book teaches. The first dynamic can serve to advance a career, while the other can hold it back. What can you do to help them so they, in turn, can help you? This little extra bit of personal communication effort will go a long way towards forging stronger connections.
You will be working with these people many hours a day and your happiness is dependent on making sure you enjoy them and the culture around you. These platforms are wonderful communication tools for making genuine connections yes, I share a lot of my tips in Build Your Dream Network. It will change the way you think about connecting with people. Likely the bio on your company or personal website appears first, followed by your LinkedIn profile. When Kelly Hoey, 51, wanted to shift from being a lawyer to working in professional development at a law firm, she spent a year and a half talking with those who had made a similar switch before finding the opening she was looking for. A lot of times in life our network sees things in us before we see them.