Strategic Connections: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Gildan Media

Date: February 2015

Duration: 7 hours 7 minutes

Summary:

Today's organizations are collaborative. With old command-and-control methods replaced by openness and transparency, networking has become an essential professional skill-expected of everyone, at every level.

Unveiling eight indispensable competencies for the new Network-Oriented Workforce, Strategic Connections provides practical advice for building better, more productive business relationships. Readers will discover how to:

-Commit to a positive, proactive networking mindset
-Align networking activities with individual and organizational objectives
-Leverage their contacts by organizing them into strategic groups
-Earn trust-a prerequisite for collaboration
-Boost their social acumen and increase their like ability
-Master conversational skills and deepen interactions
-Employ storytelling to make communications memorable
-Use networking to deliver value to the company Thanks to technology, new contacts are only a click away. But the level of connection and collaboration required for real success demands advanced face-to-face relationship-building skills. This audiobook gives you the tools you need to meet goals, execute strategies, foster innovation, and make yourself invaluable to your organization.

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