The Skinny on Networking [NOOK Book]

Overview

"It's not what you know, it's who you know." There's a lot of truth to it. You need to work hard at your "what you know". Your value in the business world depends on what you can do for people. You must have a skill, information or expertise that others will consume – that they will pay for. But having that expertise is not enough to maximize your potential. You need a network to help you distribute your skills.

The Skinny on Networking: Maximizing the Power of Numbers is about creating and maintaining your ...
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The Skinny on Networking

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Overview

"It's not what you know, it's who you know." There's a lot of truth to it. You need to work hard at your "what you know". Your value in the business world depends on what you can do for people. You must have a skill, information or expertise that others will consume – that they will pay for. But having that expertise is not enough to maximize your potential. You need a network to help you distribute your skills.

The Skinny on Networking: Maximizing the Power of Numbers is about creating and maintaining your network. Illustrated, narrative and easily read in 1 hour, this book condenses the thinking of experts, authors and celebrities alike and presents them in an entertaining and engaging format. Learn how to: maximize your reach on the internet; get to the people you need; create networking gravity; employ the principle of weak ties; think like a boomerang; expand your social capital; build a reciprocity field; utilize connectors; move beyond your comfort zone; cold call; leverage initial meeting
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780557530847
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

The Skinny On book series was created by Jim Randel, an award-winning author.

Randel believes what numerous studies confirm: The Internet is changing how our brains process the written word. In short, the human brain reacts to its environment and changes accordingly over time. This phenomenon is called "plasticity."

The digital era has created a faster, more staccato, bottom-line and visual reading experience. And yet most non-fiction books are prepared in a format dating back to the 1700’s. This makes no sense.

The Skinny On books replicate the online reading experience. They are engineered so readers – in just an hour or two – can absorb and retain 90% of what they need about a given subject. For those who want to drill deeper, there is an extensive bibliography included with every book.

Readers from all across the world have been in touch with the publishers of The Skinny On books. The message is the same:

"In just an hour or so, I read your entire book and finally understand this subject. Most importantly, I remember the material much easier than with any other book. That, and I laughed out loud in the process."
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