When it comes to networking, is there both a micro and a macro aspect of it? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, David Burkus joins us with a whole new perspective on what we think of networking and, yes, how you can take your network to a very macro level. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- What networking is, and how it can help you build solid, mutually-beneficial relationships.
- What networking is NOT.
Interview with David Burkus
- The importance of understanding network structures.
- Why your online network should not be a replacement for your in-person network.
- The concept of “strength in weak ties” and how it impacts you.
- An example of how a dormant tie led to great success for the MMA’s Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White.
- Why we need to reach out to our weak ties before we need them.
- Why climbing the corporate ladder may be the worst pathway to corporate success.
- What superconnectors are, and how to become one.
- How Jordan Harbinger became a super-connector.
- What David thinks of the advice, “Do not mix business and pleasure.”
- The biggest value of your network.
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