Join Dorie Clark for an in-depth discussion in this video How to make time for networking even when you’re busy, part of Personal Effectiveness Tips.
- We're all busy, and it's easy to get sucked…into the whirlwind of day-to-day obligations at work…and forget all about networking.…That's what happened to one guy, Dan,…whom I profiled in my first book Reinventing You.…He worked for the same company for 10 years,…and one day he woke up and realized…he didn't know anyone outside his company,…which is a bit of a dangerous position…to be in professionally.…You need a deep network, but you also need a broad one.…There are other challenges, too.…If you haven't even focused much…on networking inside your company,…you might discover you don't have…the support in place that you need to win a promotion.…
Or maybe you had some close colleagues,…but if they leave or transfer…to another part of the company, you're left alone…and a bit exposed to risk.…So here's how to keep networking on your radar…even when you're busy.…First, make a list of your top contacts and prioritize them.…Very few people do this, but it's extremely important.…The reason is you can't network with everyone.…
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