More on Networking: The Power of Connecting Others

Posted on July 28, 2011. Filed under: Blogging, Blogs, Networking, Small Business | Tags: , , , |


Connect Others

Be the Connector of Others in Your Network

What’s more powerful than re-tweeting someone’s tweet or answering 1000 questions on LinkedIn? What will build relationships faster than the speed of light?

Connecting people to each other.

If you listen carefully to what people in your online and offline networks are trying to achieve, you’ll think of people in your network who would be a good fit for them. Make the introductions proactively.

You’ll be surprised at the results, not the least of which will be deeper relationships with the people you connect.

I had a few examples of that today, which reminded me to share the thought with you.

How have you benefited from connecting people in your network with each other?

Image from Jeff Sandquist Under Creative Commons License.

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3 Responses to “More on Networking: The Power of Connecting Others”

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“In a connected community, connecting creativity is a core competence”

I cannot currently conceive of any more “C”s to add to this comment! 🙂

Mr. Cook: I’m captivated by your carefully crafted and creative comment. Keep ’em comin!! E 😀

Ellie Becker E.R. Becker Company, Inc. 203-852-8077 – O 203-858-4147 – C Blog – http://www.newprwordsandmusic.com Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/elliebpr

Personally I think it takes more than a click to faciliate a sustainable connection, but today people want to collect connections like baseball cards.


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