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“Make Your Contacts Count will help make networking more enjoyable and productive for you.”
-Office Pro magazine
If you’re feeling shy about cultivating and capitalizing on the people you know... pick up this book.”
-Retail News magazine
"...This model will help you create a fully developed network and help you make networking an art, not an accident.”
-SuccessNet from BNI
“If you’re feeling shy about cultivating and capitalizing on the people you know, or have no clue what networking is, pick up this book for a boost of self-confidence and the goods on networking.”
-Retail News Magazine
“Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon have been teaching, preaching and writing books about networking for fifteen years. Their book, Make Your Contacts Count, is without a doubt the Networking Manifesto.”
-Executive Insider e-Newsletter
“ Make Your Contacts Count is without a doubt the Networking Manifesto.”
-Executive Insider e-Newsletter
“Follow these tips and the people you talk to should be able to see the big picture of who you are and what you can contribute.”
Workplace 911, national workplace columnist Bob Rosner
Make Your Contacts Count is a practical, step-by-step guide for creating, cultivating, and capitalizing on networking relationships and opportunities. Packed with valuable tools, the book offers a field-tested "Hello to Goodbye" system that takes readers from entering a room, to making conversations flow, to following up. Updated from its first edition, the book now includes expanded advice on building social capital at work and in job hunting, as well as new case studies, examples, checklists, and questionnaires. Readers will discover how to:
* draft a networking plan
* cultivate current contacts
* make the most of memberships
* effectively exchange business cards
* avoid the top ten networking turn-offs
* share anecdotes that convey character and competence
* transform their careers with a networking makeover
Job-seekers, career-changers, entrepreneurs, and others will find all the networking help they need to supercharge their careers and boost their bottom lines.
If you are shy, or don't know what to do in public meetings, or how to manage your contacts; look no further. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Talha S.
The book is filled with good content on how to connect with prospects at social gatherings. Easy to read. It is a book to keep on the shelf for further referencePublished 5 months ago by Francesca Puccio
Product fail. I go to open the book and get an error message: 'UNSUPPORTED CONTENT: This book is not optimized for Windows 8." Seriously? What the hell is that supposed to mean? Read morePublished 11 months ago by joe bradley
I had much higher hopes for this book than were realized. The advice was quite recycled and generic. It was not useful for job searches.Published 15 months ago by D,Esq.
Just like many other "self-help" books, this book is not extraordinary. And if you have little problem socializing with others and making new contacts, this book will be... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Alice
Business/career books are often like self-help books: they state the obvious, rely on cliches, and provide little in the way of step-by-step guidelines. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dr. ELSJ
Practical information... useful information. Teaches how to understand networking and how to succeed at it.
The BEST/TEST method I still use today.
This book had heaps of great suggestions on how to network better. I did the self-assessment at the beginning, which unfortunately made me aware how poor my networking skills... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Steve
Make Your Contacts Count is a 281-page book that explains what networking is, how to do it, and how to reach personal and professional goals through strong... Read more