Do you really enjoy networking? We're all told we should network. But what if you find it hard to talk to people? What if you'd rather not go networking at all? Imagine you didn't fear networking... the rewards would be immense. You'd build better relationships, meet new clients, and bring in more new business. Charlie Lawson is an Unnatural Networker to the core. He shows you in this book how he went from being a complete non-networker to being confident to network anywhere, anytime, with anyone. As head of the UK & Ireland's biggest networking and referral organisation, BNI, he now trains thousands of business people how to do the same. The Unnatural Networker will help you to: have confidence to network; build a better business by developing an effective networking strategy; remove the fear, so you can actually enjoy networking; generate more business through networking.
Published by: Panoma Press Ltd | Publication date: 10/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 250 pages
The most famous confidence-boosting book ever published; with sales of over 16 million copies worldwide Millions of people around the world have improved their lives based on the teachings of Dale Carnegie. In How to Win Friends and Influence People, he offers practical advice and techniques, in his exuberant and conversational style, for how to get out of a mental rut and make life more rewarding. His advice has stood the test of time and will teach you how to: - make friends quickly and easily - increase your popularity - persuade people to follow your way of thinking - enable you to win new clients and customers - become a better speaker - boost enthusiasm among your colleagues This classic book will turn your relationships around and improve your interactions with everyone in your life. Dale Carnegie, known as 'the arch-priest of the art of making friends', pioneered the development of personal business skills, self-confidence and motivational techniques. His books - most notably How to Win Friends and Influence People - have sold tens of millions worldwide and, even in today's changing climate, they remain as popular as ever.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 09/30/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 291 pages
Grow Your Business with the Right ConnectionsIt’s easy to feel like networking is a waste of time, energy, or money—but that just means you’re doing it wrong. In this new edition of Networking Like a Pro, networking experts Dr. Ivan Misner and Brian Hilliard reveal key networking techniques to help you grow your business.In this comprehensive guide, you’ll discover strategies that go beyond collecting business cards and turn networking into a profitable resource for your business. Dive into this book and discover how the most successful networkers leverage their brand, expertise, and customers to achieve greatness in life.You’ll learn how to:
- Attract the right people with a carefully crafted Unique Selling Proposition
- Gain your most valuable customers with referrals from networking partners
- Make your best first impression with the 12 x 12 x 12 Rule
- Choose networking events and activities that best fit your needs
- Build and expand your network with a calculated follow-up strategy
- Avoid behaviors that damage your reputation and push potential partners away
Published by: Entrepreneur Press | Publication date: 11/14/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 323 pages
Business Networking - The Survival Guide: How to make networking less about stress and more about success
What’s stopping you networking? You know you need to do it and, like most people, you probably hate it. Business Networking – The Survival Guide helps you overcome all your fears and concerns. Start navigating the networking jungle like an expert as you build your confidence, raise your profile, create new connections, strengthen your support network and open up exciting new opportunities. Effective networking – both in person and online – has never been more vital. This indispensable, friendly guide will take you step by step through the whole process so you can quickly master: Invitations – plan, prepare and make the best of LinkedInMeeting people – work the room, feel comfortable and start conversations Spotting needs – work out what people want, ask the right questions and establish credibilityReconnecting – follow up, keep in touch and win that pitch Networking may be necessary, but it doesn’t have to be stressful.
Published by: Pearson | Publication date: 05/13/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 210 pages
The Financial Times Guide to Business Networking: How to use the power of online and offline networking for business success (The FT Guides)
‘A great, practical guide to all aspects of networking – stuffed with lots of quick and easy tips to help you leverage the power of your network.’Ivan Misner, NY Times bestselling author and founder of BNI and Referral Institute 'This practical and easy-to-read book will quickly get you the results you need from your network.'Charlie Lawson, BNI UK and Ireland national director ‘A “must read” for anyone wanting to use the power of face-to-face AND online networking to generate career and business success.’Andy Lopata, author of Recommended and And Death Came Third Up to 80 per cent of opportunities come from people who already know you, so the more people you know, the more chance you have of winning the new business or career you want. The Financial Times Guide to Business Networking is your definitive introduction to a joined-up networking strategy that really works. This award-winning book has now been fully updated to include new chapters on generating referrals and boosting your confidence when networking, as well as the latest advice on social networking sites.
- Successfully combine online and offline networking techniques
- Develop the best networking approaches and behaviours
- Make a great first impression, build rapport and generate strong business relationships
- Talk to the right people, have productive conversations and effectively work a room
Published by: FT Publishing International | Publication date: 07/31/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 273 pages
This book demystifies the amazing architecture and protocols of computers as they communicate over the Internet. While very complex, the Internet operates on a few relatively simple concepts that anyone can understand. Networks and networked applications are embedded in our lives. Understanding how these technologies work is invaluable. This book was written for everyone - no technical knowledge is required!While this book is not specifically about the Network+ or CCNA certifications, it as a way to give students interested in these certifications a starting point.
Published by: Charles Severance | Publication date: 05/26/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 122 pages
Cisco CCNA Networking For Beginners: 3rd Edition: The Ultimate Beginners Crash Course To Learn Cisco Quickly And Easily (CCNA, Networking, IT Security, ITSM)
Cisco CCNA For Beginners! Updated 3rd Edition (March 2016)The Ultimate Beginners Crash Course To Learning Cisco & Passing Your ExamAre You Ready To Learn How To Configure & Operate Cisco Equipment? If So You've Come To The Right Place - Regardless Of How Little Experience You May Have!If you're interested in networking then you're going to want (or need!) to know and understand Cisco switches, routers & more.This is your ultimate guide to getting the knowledge you need and passing your exam too! There's a ton of other technical guides out there that aren't clear and concise, and in my opinion use far too much jargon. My job is to teach you in simple, easy to follow terms how to get started and excel at Cisco networking!Here's A Preview Of What Cisco CCNA For Beginners Contains...
- An Introduction to Newtworking
- Networks And Their Building Blocks
- IP Addressing & Subnets Explained
- Cisco Switches, Routers & IOS
- Understanding IP Routing
- Network Security - What You Need To Know
- Wide Area Networks (WANs Explained!)
- A Preview Of One Of My Other Books
- And Much, Much More!
Publication date: 08/27/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 90 pages
Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network. Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more.
- Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information
- Covers the latest trends in networking
- Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 03/27/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 984 pages
Never be at a loss for words again!Perfect your people skills with his fun, witty and informative guide, containing 92 little tricks to create big success in personal and business relationships.In How To Talk To Anyone, bestselling relationships author and internationally renowned life coach Leil Lowndes reveals the secrets and psychology behind successful communication. These extremely usable and intelligent techniques include how to:• Work a party like a politician works a room• Be an insider in any crowd• Use key words and phrases to guide the conversation• Use body language to connectThis is the key to having successful conversations with anyone, any time.
Published by: Thorsons | Publication date: 03/07/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 354 pages
The Network Effect: a practical guide to making- and keeping- the connections that can make your world go round
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a consultant, a jobseeker, in sales or business development, or simply want to moveyour career in the right direction, this book walks youthrough everything you need to know about connecting withother people. We can say that with certainty because it’sbeen written as an extension of the interactive workshopsthat we’ve run for business schools, companies and otherorganisations since 2001.What The Network Effect offers is sound, proven and above allpractical advice underpinned by an explanation of the relevantconcepts. If you understand why something works as well as how,you have a far better chance of making it work for you. And that,in the final analysis, is our aim – to turn each and every readerinto a better networker.
Published by: Management Advantage Ltd | Publication date: 03/12/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 354 pages