The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

Build Your Network Intentionally & Authentically

March 16, 2021 John Neral Season 1 Episode 17
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Build Your Network Intentionally & Authentically
Chapters
3:48
Unpacking Everything, You’ve Heard About Networking
10:53
Focusing on Your Knowledge Economy and Sufficiency
16:03
My Speed Networking Experience
18:37
Strategies to Help You Build Your Network Moving Forward
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Build Your Network Intentionally & Authentically
Mar 16, 2021 Season 1 Episode 17
John Neral

You’ve been told you should network more, but you don’t like networking. You find it overwhelming, exhausting, and it fills you with worry about whether or not you are doing it “right.” According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, “People who are referred for a job are a whopping nine times more likely to get it.” 

 

But people don’t network as much as they could because they don’t like it. In this episode, I’m going to share some useful, relevant, and less daunting strategies to help you get out of your way and start networking more intentionally so you can invite people into your network who you want there. Plus, I’ll share some tips on how you can network virtually and create a strategy that works for you to build your network more intentionally and authentically.  

 

According to Alan Collins, “Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity, and time.” That’s great advice and I couldn’t agree more. 

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Unpacking Everything, You’ve Heard About Networking (3:48)

·      Focusing on Your Knowledge Economy and Sufficiency (10:53)

·      My Speed Networking Experience (16:03)

·      Strategies to Help You Build Your Network Moving Forward (18:37)

 

 List of Resources:

·      How to Get a Job Often Comes Down to One Elite Personal Asset, and Many People Still Don’t Realize It – by Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute

·      CEO Jeff Weiner Reveals the No. 1 Challenge Ahead for LinkedIn

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career

 

Calls to Action: 

·      If you’d like to get weekly information about leadership and career topics, sign up for my email newsletter here.

·      Get notified when new podcast episodes drop. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here or wherever you listen. And don’t forget to rate and review to let me know what you are enjoying or learning. 

·      Let’s stay connected by following me on social. LinkedIn @johnneral, Instagram @johnneralcoaching, Facebook @johnneralcoaching, Twitter @john_neral.

·      Visit https://johnneral.com for more information. 

 

 

 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

You’ve been told you should network more, but you don’t like networking. You find it overwhelming, exhausting, and it fills you with worry about whether or not you are doing it “right.” According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, “People who are referred for a job are a whopping nine times more likely to get it.” 

 

But people don’t network as much as they could because they don’t like it. In this episode, I’m going to share some useful, relevant, and less daunting strategies to help you get out of your way and start networking more intentionally so you can invite people into your network who you want there. Plus, I’ll share some tips on how you can network virtually and create a strategy that works for you to build your network more intentionally and authentically.  

 

According to Alan Collins, “Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity, and time.” That’s great advice and I couldn’t agree more. 

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Unpacking Everything, You’ve Heard About Networking (3:48)

·      Focusing on Your Knowledge Economy and Sufficiency (10:53)

·      My Speed Networking Experience (16:03)

·      Strategies to Help You Build Your Network Moving Forward (18:37)

 

 List of Resources:

·      How to Get a Job Often Comes Down to One Elite Personal Asset, and Many People Still Don’t Realize It – by Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute

·      CEO Jeff Weiner Reveals the No. 1 Challenge Ahead for LinkedIn

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career

 

Calls to Action: 

·      If you’d like to get weekly information about leadership and career topics, sign up for my email newsletter here.

·      Get notified when new podcast episodes drop. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here or wherever you listen. And don’t forget to rate and review to let me know what you are enjoying or learning. 

·      Let’s stay connected by following me on social. LinkedIn @johnneral, Instagram @johnneralcoaching, Facebook @johnneralcoaching, Twitter @john_neral.

·      Visit https://johnneral.com for more information. 

 

 

 

Unpacking Everything, You’ve Heard About Networking
Focusing on Your Knowledge Economy and Sufficiency
My Speed Networking Experience
Strategies to Help You Build Your Network Moving Forward