When you deliver first-class work as a volunteer, people will assume you deliver the same high-quality work in your professional life.”
― Judy Robinett, How to Be a Power Connector: The 5+50+100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network into Profits
Judy Robinett’s How to Be a Power Connector has been nominated for a Biz Book Award for Small Business Marketing, and for good reason!
Networking is something we have discussed here, most recently in The 3 Simple Steps to Reach Networking Nirvana. Connections matter in business, career, and even in your personal life.
The proverb about who you know being more important than what you know has never been more true than when applied to locating a job opening. Multiple studies have shown that being referred increases your chances of being hired, yet most people continue to do things the hard way.
According to the 2013 Sources of Hire study by CarrerXroads.com, “a candidate who has acquired a referral is 3-4 times more likely to be hired”. Yet less than 7% of applications came include referrals!”
Judy Robinett’s How to Be a Power Connector uses real-world examples of power connectors and chock-full of great networking tips. Judy simplifies building connection skills by handing you a guide that will get you results.
- What is a powerful network, and how so you build one?
- Do you know who to target?
- The skills necessary to master power connecting.
- How to implement the 3 phases of power connecting.
- Introduction to the 5+50+100 system and how it will streamline your power connecting strategy.