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"Any way you look at it, other people are your greatest resource. Diane Darling's in-depth, easy-to-follow instructions will fill your life with opportunities to meet these people and reap the rewards."--Nicholas Boothman, author of How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less and How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less
Grow your business, raise needed funds, or find a better job--all by tapping into the people you already know!
The Networking Survival guide is here to help you build your networking skills, gain confidence in your networking abilities, and make good things happen in your business, career, and life. Whether you're planning a career change, raising funds for a new business venture, adding to your client base, or simply expanding your business contacts, you'll learn how to make networking your most direct path to success.
Nationally recognized networking maestro Diane Darling answers all of your questions, walks you step by step through each phase of the networking process, and helps you find the style and approach that's right for you. You'll find plenty of practical tips on how to overcome shyness and proven "scripts" that help you network successfully over the phone, online, on the job, at business events, and on social occasions. You'll learn how to:
Boring book. I had to read this for a class and I didn't like it at all. Try it if you like maybe networking books just aren't for me.Published 20 months ago by Joel K
This is an additional copy that I bought to give away. This is one of the first books that I read about networking. Good information. Read morePublished on May 16, 2011 by Peg
Most people know that they are supposed to "network" to grow professionally, but they might not know how to do it. Read morePublished on December 10, 2009 by Amazon Customer
Diane cuts straight to the most important obstacles some people have to networking:
"It feels shmoozy and disingenuous. Read more
I have my own networking group and I was able to learn some new ideas that I have already put in place. Great book! Shirlee FenderPublished on April 5, 2008 by Shirlee Fender
This is the best book on networking that I've come across! Starts at the beginning and keeps getting better! Really easy to understand and apply in your own life/business. Read morePublished on May 24, 2007 by Reading my way thru life
This book contains lots of useful advice. Following all the advice requires a larger commitment to networking than I can make at this point, however, it has honestly changed the... Read morePublished on September 18, 2006 by Rorakay
Many lists of very specific, practical things to do. A good, easy refresher and you'll learn some new tips.Published on August 3, 2006 by G. Capistrant
Ms. Darling gives practical techniques for developing a profile for the value of each of one's contacts. Read morePublished on April 20, 2006 by Laura A. Simms