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The Connect Effect : Building Strong Personal, Professional, and Virtual Networks.

Author/Creator:
Dulworth, Mike.
Publication:
Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated, 2008.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (141 pages)
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Subjects:
Social networks.
Business networks.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Dulworth, Michael.
Other format:
Print version: Dulworth, Mike The Connect Effect
ISBN:
9781576755365
9781576754627
OCLC:
309765755