Great Networking Reads
Power Relationships: 26 Irrefutable Laws for Building Extraordinary Relationships
by Andrew Sobel (Author), Jerold Panas (Author)
This is categorically one of the best books that I have read on this subject. Each law is illustrated by a real-life story that describes how to use it. Fascinating! – Jim Dryburgh
The Relationship Laws that Drive Success
There are powerful but invisible laws that determine whether your relationships —with your clients, colleagues, and friends—will thrive or wither. These relationship laws are ever-present. When you align with them, the results are dramatic. Your network will grow rapidly. You’ll be seen by clients as a trusted partner rather than an expense to be managed. And you’ll find the people around you eager to help you succeed.
When you ignore the laws, however, your efforts will falter. Relationship building will seem like very hard work.
Little Black Book of Connections: 6.5 Assets for Networking Your Way to Rich Relationships
by Jeffrey Gitomer (Author)
An easy, fun book that I’ve read three times and each time came away with a new idea or two. – Jim Dryburgh
This edgy, practical, and fun book In the spirit, style, and format of the bestselling Little Red Book of Selling, the country’s #1 sales trainer, Jeffrey Gitomer, offers a fresh take on networking and connecting your way to success. It’s about how to connect and how to not connect.
Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty: The Only Networking Book You’ll Ever Need
by Harvey MacKay (Author)
A bit dated but still relevant; a practical, no nonsense book on getting ahead by reaching out. – Jim Dryburgh
Harvey Mackay’s last word on how to get what you want from the world through networking. For everyone from the sales rep facing a career-making deal to the entrepreneur in search of capital, Dig Your Well explains how meeting these needs should be no more than a few calls away.
ARTICLES AND LINKS
Networking like a dog – Cute and good tips.
Open Threes and Closed Twos – Christopher Barrat