"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:
Find and enter the best network "ecosystem" to meet your goals
Reach even the most unreachable people quickly and effectively
Get anyone's contact information within 30 seconds
Create a "3-D connection" that adds value to multiple people at the same time
Access key influencers through industry and community events
Subtly seed conversation with information about interests and needs
Use social media to your best advantage
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.
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By jsw on 04-11-14
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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.
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By Michael Michelini on 13-07-15
Re-invigorated me to be a Connector
What made the experience of listening to How to Be a Power Connector the most enjoyable?
I really got excited to take action and to make my connector lists and manage my relationships more actively
What did you like best about this story?
That she gave me actionable items and strategies to manage my contacts
What does Dina Pearlman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
She was very upbeat, and read the words with energy
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
No, I needed to digest a few of these sections separately. a lot of value here
1 of 1 people found this review helpful