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Author Dulworth, Michael
Title The Connect Effect : Building Strong Personal, Professional, and Virtual Networks
Imprint Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated, 2008
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Note 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
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Dulworth, Michael The Connect Effect : Building Strong Personal, Professional, and Virtual Networks Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated,c2008 9781576754627
Subject Social networks.;Business networks
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Alt Author Dulworth, Michael
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