Create a personal "power grid" of influence to spark professional and personal success.
"Other people have the answers, deals, money, access, power, and in uence you need to get what you want in this world. To achieve any goal, you need other people to help you do it." -- JUDY ROBINETT
As anyone in business knows, strategic planning is critical to achieving long-term success. In How to Be a Power Connector, super-networker Judy Robinett argues that strategic relationship planning should be your top priority.
When you combine your specific skills and talents with a clear, workable path for creating and managing your relationships, nothing will stop you from meeting your goals. With high-value connections, you'll tap into a dynamic "power grid" of influence guaranteed to accelerate your personal and professional success.
Robinett uses her decades of experience connecting the world's highest achievers with one another to help you build high-value relationships. She reveals all the secrets of her trade, including proven ways to:
Robinett has based her methods on solid researchproving that social groups begin to break up when they become larger than 150 people, and that 50 members is the optimal size for group communication. As such, she has developed what she calls the "5+50+100" method: contact your top 5 connections daily, your Key 50 weekly, and your Vital 100 monthly. This is your power grid, and it will work wonders for your career. Nothing will stop you when you learn How to Be a Power Connector.
©2014 Judy Robinett (P)2014 Audible Inc.
This is a great audiobook for the road. It turns hour-long trips into momentary experiences. I find myself pausing it often to stop and think before continuing.
I have hit the "back" button on the audible app more often than any other book I've listened to so far. There's a lot of good thoughts worth hearing twice.
'How to Win Friends and Influence People' meets the 21st century.
Life changing book! I’ve never known how to network, not because I didn’t know how to talk to people and ask open-ended questions, but because I didn’t like the feeling that I was using them. Judy’s excellent book changed my perspective, giving me “permission” to just relate to people without every interaction being a “sales call.”
With practical steps and a clear explanation of “why,” How to Be a Power Connector has opened a whole new world to me of seeking how to help others, especially through connecting them to each other for their mutual benefit. It’s almost become a sport to find people with needs I would have never thought of being able to help them with, then looking for someone I know who can help.
The section on being in the right room is worth the price of the book alone. Seems obvious once you think about it, but sadly, too much time is wasted talking to the wrong people for what you need.
I bought both the Kindle and Audible.com versions of the book and highly recommend them.
Judy Robinett has translated her own pathway to success into a trail that just about any of us can follow.
Concise and thorough, Judy speaks plainly and from the heart to lay out a practical framework for developing a powerful network of allies and friends.
Numerous quotes and real-world success stories from her own life and those of other high achievers give her ideas weight and make for a great listen.
Narration is spot on. I felt like I was listening to the author the whole time.
I really got excited to take action and to make my connector lists and manage my relationships more actively
That she gave me actionable items and strategies to manage my contacts
She was very upbeat, and read the words with energy
No, I needed to digest a few of these sections separately. a lot of value here
Book basically encourages business to follow the Golden Rule. Good advice but not original. Newest info is to apply the " Golden Rule" in a strategic fashion. Intentionally map out who you will add value to.
Judy is not shy in sharing her secrets. New networkers should read this to create a solid plan. Old networkers should read this to adjust and strengthen their plan. BAMDIGIOUS!
Judy does a great job at revealing the power and value of your network. I love the practical wisdom of how to meet, introduce, and connect with other people.
The stories she shares of how businesses and projects moved forward through the connecting of networks.
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