Building and maintaining a diverse network is essential for career and personal success in today’s hyperconnected world. That’s why host Erin Prather Stafford recently spoke with Kelly Hoey, author of the book Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships In A Hyper-Connected World, to discuss the importance of networking.
The two discussed the need to be authentic and consistent in online and offline interactions, the role of trust in networking, and why we all need to be lifelong networkers. They also highlighted the concept of giving before getting, the need to set clear intentions when attending networking events, adding to a network proactively, and the value of showing appreciation and being open to new opportunities.
About Kelly Hoey
Kelly Hoey is a networking expert, and author of Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships In A Hyper-Connected World. Hoey offers a modern approach to this essential career and business (dare we say life?) skill together with practical strategies on how to connect for success in our social media age.
She is a speaker on the topics of networking and network building, including the networks executive and entrepreneurial-minded women need, and how to manage your time (and relationships) for career success. Hoey coaches individuals and teams on professional network-building and career-centered topics.
To learn more about Hoey and her work, visit jkellyhoey.co
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