Gillian Waters, a buyer for Smith & Banks, a national chain of pet accessory stores is listening attentively to her mentor, the Coach, a short, stout fireplug of a man. They’re at the Juice Caboose where, after draining most of his glass (“Celery juice: best when drunk in the first sixty seconds”), he shares his next lesson with one word his protégée finds surprising.
What is your network really worth to you? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, he’s one of THE BEST networkers and relationship-builders I know. How does Jordan Harbinger do it? That’s what we’ll find out.
Social media allows us great opportunities to connect with others. It creates the context for democratizing influence, giving voice to individuals on a mass basis. Imagine the potential for mutual understanding! Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Here are our suggestions on navigating cyber-influence.
Often, the most effective way to stay self-disciplined is to not depend on your ability to stay self-disciplined. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, former FBI counterintelligence agent LaRae Quy shares the importance of resiliency to one’s ability to be mentally tough.