Taking the work out of networking : your guide to making connections that count (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Taking the work out of networking : your guide to making connections that count

Author: Karen Wickre; Roy Bahat
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Gallery books trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Networking can feel phony, awkward, and intimidating--but it doesn't have to. Karen Wickre is a self-described introvert who has worked in Silicon Valley for thirty years, and her "embrace your quiet side" approach is for anyone who tends to shy away from traditional networking activities. Wickre offers exercises and step-by-step guidance for: cultivating a "loose-touch habit" to sustain relationships and form new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Wickre; Roy Bahat
ISBN: 1501199285 9781501199288
OCLC Number: 1085214999
Notes: "Updated with a new chapter"--Cover
Foreword by Roy Bahat, Bloomberg Beta.
Description: xii, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The elements of connecting. Unleashing the introvert's secret power ; Why networking matters ; The loose-touch habit ; The value of weak ties --
Your online toolkit. Blending the personal and professional ; Make social media work for you ; No pressure participation ; Email: (still) the killer app --
Getting real. The real world beckons ; The art of small talk ; Nuts and bolts of the job hunt ; You've got this ; Making connections on the inside.
Responsibility: Karen Wickre.

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"Networking can feel phony, awkward, and intimidating--but it doesn't have to. Karen Wickre is a self-described introvert who has worked in Silicon Valley for thirty years, and her "embrace your quiet side" approach is for anyone who tends to shy away from traditional networking activities. Wickre offers exercises and step-by-step guidance for: cultivating a "loose-touch habit" to sustain relationships and form new connections, blending the personal and professional with ease, learning the value of weak ties--and how to make them work for you. This new way to network is for anyone looking for a more authentic way to make connections, whether you want to advance your career or build your brain trust."--Back cover

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"In a world of social media, a meaningful conversation is a memorable thing. Karen Wickre reminds us that the ability to put your phone in your pocket, look a person in the eye, and really connect is Read more...

 
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by munch (WorldCat user published 2019-05-25) Very Good Permalink

Networking is a concept that's both vague and loaded. In hindsight, I can see where my personal network has helped me in both my career and my personal life, which piques my curiosity to find out more about it, and to figure out ways to do it in a way that meshes with my personality. A common flaw...
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