Karen Wickre, former Editorial Director at Twitter, Taking the Work Out of Networking: Your Guide to Making Connections that Count
J. Kelly Hoey, Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World
Rosina Racioppi, CEO of Women Unlimited, Relationships Matter, forthcoming
Dale Carnegie, How to Make Friends and Influence People. A classic!
Incubators and other co-working spaces are hosting virtual networking events
Young professional groups (either locally or online)
Social media — not just the obvious networking sites like LinkedIn, but Twitter, Instagram, etc. can be great mediums to connect with those you wouldn’t ever be able to reach in person
Local tip from London: don’t be afraid to meet your neighbors! At a safe distance, of course. Perhaps they are working on something cool that might interest you; it could even lead to a professional opportunity at some point
Are you prepared to make a meaningful impact at your company? Bob and Nick’s assessment will help you determine if you have the critical soft skills for career success – and, if not, what to do about it!