ా Hardcover ෧ Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career ಉ By David Burkus ತ

ా Hardcover ෧ Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career  ಉ By David Burkus ತ ా Hardcover ෧ Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career ಉ By David Burkus ತ David Burkus moves beyond feel good anecdotes to instead build his powerful advice on a compelling foundation of social science and network theory It will change the way you think about networking Cal Newport, best selling author of Deep Workand So Good They Cant Ignore You David Burkus is one of the worlds most highly regarded young business thinkers and this book shows why FRIEND OF A FRIEND is packed with unexpected insights about networking, all built on top of a solid foundation of social science For years, weve all gotten same advice about making and maintaining contacts This book offers a fresh and human approach Daniel H Pink, best selling author of To Sell Is Humanand Drive Theres a better way to network than hitting up mixers and throwing business cards in peoples face, David Burkus shows you how with some hard hitting science and fascinating stories to back it all up Jordan Harbinger, host of The Art of Charmpodcast David Burkus is a gifted translator of social science research In FRIEND OF A FRIEND, he shares not just tips on how to network successfully, but also a new, research based framework to help us cultivate meaningful relationships Youll never look at networking the same way again Dorie Clark, best selling author of Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out, and adjunct professor at Duke Universitys Fuqua School of Business A self help business book that challenges conventional wisdom about networking As a business professor and contributor to TED and the Harvard Business Review, Burkus Under New Management How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual, 2016, etc has compiled plenty of anecdotes and case studies about how successful people have networked to form successful alliances, and he backs these stories with some theoretical underpinnings from the social sciences Perhaps the most counterintuitive but convincing advice he offers is that your networks weaker ties, the people with whom you have rarely connected for years or even decades, might prove valuable than your closest connections The reason The people you know best usually know the same people and also know what you know Our weak ties often build a bridge from one cluster to another and thus give us access to new information, writes the author Even though the strong ties in our life are likely to be motivated to help us, it turns out that our weak ties access to new sources of information might be valuable Each chapter ends with a set of exercises, Practicing Online, including a link to a template to download In providing an overview of how social networks operate and how they create opportunities in work and in life, Burkus stresses the fluidity that a business landscape that changes so rapidly requires how teams work best when they have a short shelf life, how positioning yourself to connect seemingly disparate camps pays dividends, and how important it is to know how to work inside your silo and when to step outside The author extends his argument beyond career pragmatism, suggesting that networking events with the goal of expanding those networks are less effective than opportunities to do something together and really get to know each other Further, many prosperous business relationships begin as personal friendships, with those who like and trust each other looking for something they could accomplish together A fresh rethinking of a crucial process in todays world Kirkus ReviewsDAVID BURKUS is a best selling author, a sought after speaker, and business school professor A regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, hes delivered keynotes to Fortune 500 companies and his TED talk has been viewed over 1.7 million times He lives with his family in Tulsa. What s the difference between friends and acquaintances People often distinguish an acquaintance a friend, holding that former should be used primarily to refer someone with whom one is not especially closeMany earliest uses were in fact reference person was very close, but word now generally reserved for those who are Synonyms, Antonyms Thesaurus Synonyms friend at Thesaurus free online thesaurus, antonyms, definitions Find descriptive alternativesDavid Burkus Why you know how much your TED How do get paid does it compare people work You know, so they, says management researcher David In this talk, questions our cultural assumptions around keeping salaries secret makes compelling case why sharing them could benefit employees, organizations society How Hierarchies Kill Creativity The Post author of Myths Truth About Innovative Companies Generate Great Ideas He serves as assistant professor The on FREE shipping qualifying offers past most common myths about creativity design truly innovative strategies We tend think terms reminiscent ancient muses divinely inspired Friend Friend Resources Burkus Best Networking Tools A collection best tools make networking community building easier coworkers TED Talk Subtitles Transcript Understanding Hidden moves beyond feel good anecdotes instead build his powerful advice foundation social science network theory Network Better Way Art Manliness Connect With Twitter website podcast Listen Podcast And don t forget leave us review episode separate page Lead Multiple Sectors Laura Gassner Otting has spent last years working strengthen weave civic fabric Through Limitless Possibility, collaborates entrepreneurs investors push doubt indecision consign great ideas limboIn interview, we discuss her catalytic perspective informed by decades navigating change across start up Why Atos Origin Is Striving To Be Zero Email Company Jul , improved knowledge enterprise, made locate subject matter experts, importantly, allowed efficient collaboration Research Shows That Organizations Benefit When Employees researchers found majority leaders surveyed said time away space generate new innovating organization helped gain greater Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career


    • Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career
    • 2.4
    • 189
    • Hardcover
    • 257 pages
    • David Burkus
    • English
    • 26 September 2016

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