Networks and Networking

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Do organizational networks really make a difference? The answer is a resounding yes! In a study performed by Partnering Resources and the Northeast HR Association, 93% of completely successful change initiatives were led by leaders with very strong or strong personal networks. Not one change initiatives described as less successful was led by a leader with strong or very strong personal networks.

High performers have specific practices that help them achieve. By understanding these practices, individuals can replicate them and build their networks in a smart, strategic way that benefits them, their projects, and their organizations. Learn more about how to grow your organizational networks:

  • Coming Soon! Networking for Introverts – Wouldn’t it be nice to transform the work of networking into a sustainable, introvert-friendly practice? A practice that energizes rather than drains you? You can. Networking for Introverts wakes up the Art of Quiet Networking. It gives you a survival guide plus seven how-to topics from coping with small talk to surviving large networking events, dealing with your boss, and handling pesky feelings of inadequacy and insecurity.
  • Coming Soon! Network Handbook – Get the inside scoop on best practices, tips, and foolproof techniques for building and sustaining your networking practice. This compendium of our greatest hits gives you the guidance you need to bust through myths and network your way to success.
  • Who Trumps How: How Building Your Networks Can Help You – This short, on-demand online show will give you the basics about networks: what they are, why they matter, and how high performers use networks to help them succeed. Partnering Resources Presentation.
  • The Art & Science of Networks (Yes, There Is a Science!) – Does networking really make a difference? The answer is a resounding yes! Lean about the science behind networking and what you can do to build strong, high-quality relationships. This presentation for The Commonwealth Institute will totally change how you think about networking. Partnering Resources Presentation.

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Contact us to learn more about how we can help you leverage organizational networks to bring the best out of your workforce.