Entrepreneur and executive development expert Mike Dulworth's THE CONNECT EFFECT provides readers with a simple framework and practical tools for developing that crucial competitive advantage: a high-quality personal, professional/organizational and virtual network.
Intro Title Page Copyright Page Preface What's Ahead Introduction: The Power of Networks Personal Satisfaction Career Guidance Door Opening Problem Solving Learning and Expertise Changing the World Mutual Success and the Connect Effect PART ONE: Becoming a Highly Effective Networker 1: What's Your Networking Quotient? The Qualities of Strong Networks What's Your NQ? Part A: Network Scope and Strength Part B: Networking Activities Analyzing Your NQ 2: Network Early, Network Often Networking Begins at Home Beginning a Professional Network Exercise 2.1: Reflect on your early career. Becoming a Professional Networker 3: Building Your Network Understanding Your Network Network-Building Guidelines Conclusion 4: What's Your Personal Brand? Dimensions of Your Brand Polishing Your Brand Conclusion 5: Entering the Network Zone Taking Your Network to the Next Level Doing It Together PART TWO: Harnessing the Power of Different Networks 6: Networking Peer-to-Peer How Peer-to-Peer Networks Work The Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Networks Create or Join a Peer-to-Peer Network Today 7: Tapping Organizational Networks Why You Need to Tap into Organizational Networks Analyzing Organizational Networks Organizational Networks and Leadership Development Do You Want to Be Among the Top Performers? 8: Joining Communities of Practice Contributions of Communities of Practice Communities of Practice as a Knowledge Management Tool Keys to Effective Communities of Practice Leading a CoP Network For More Insight 9: Virtual Networking The Evolution of Online Networking Social Networking Professional Online Networks We've Only Just Begun Conclusion: The Future of Networking Careers and Organizations. Community and Society Technology and the Internet The Personal Touch My Take on the Future Put the Connect Effect to Work for You Determining Your New NQ Part A: Network Scope and Strength Part B: Networking Activities Resource A: Choosing Your Board Finding Support for Making Sound Choices Why Do You Want Them? Selecting Your Sounding Board My Sounding Board Sounding Board Selection Checklist Resource B: Online Networking Sites Notes Index Acknowledgments About the Author About Berrett-Koehler Publishers Be Connected.
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