The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World

Overview: At some point, the success of an organization will depend on face-to-face relationships, which means the isolated employees trying to do everything virtually will at some point have to fall back on the tried-and-true, essential skill of …

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Book Description: Today’s organizations are collaborative. With old command-and-control methods replaced by openness and transparency, networking has become an essential professional skill-expected of everyone, at every level. Unveiling eight indispensable competencies for the new Network-Oriented Workforce, Strategic Connections provides practical advice for building better, more productive business relationships. Readers will discover how to: Commit to a positive, proactive networking mindset * Align networking activities with individual and organizational objectives * Leverage their contacts by organizing them into strategic groups * Earn trust-a prerequisite for collaboration * Boost their social acumen and increase their likeability * Master conversational skills and deepen interactions * Employ storytelling to make communications memorable * Use networking to deliver value to the company Thanks to technology, new contacts are only a click away. But the level of connection and collaboration required for real success demands advanced face-to-face relationship-building skills. This book gives you the tools you need to meet goals, execute strategies, foster innovation, and make yourself invaluable to your organization.

Book Details

  • Title: Strategic Connections
  • Subtitle: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World
  • Authors: Judy Robinett
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Published Date: 2015-01-07
  • Category: Career, Business & Economics
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