How can serving your existing network of connections lead to new opportunities?
Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 147. Scott and I revisit our conversation with returning guest and best-selling author David Burkus. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections — one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice.
David is an Associate Professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University, and also author the best-selling books The Myths of Creativity and Under New Management. In 2017, he was named as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by Thinkers50. He is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, and his work has been featured in Fast Company, Financial Times, Inc magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and CBS This Morning. He has delivered keynotes to leaders of Fortune 500 companies and the future leaders of the United States Naval Academy. His TED talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times. (read more below)
Gain insights on:
- Why some of the common wisdom about human networks is often “misguided advice”
- Examples of the types of “hidden network” connections most likely to lead to new information and opportunities
- Immediately actionable ideas for finding your own hidden network and building key connections