Networking & Building Relationships

  • 7 Courses | 5h 14m 24s
  • 10 Books | 23h 13m
  • 11 Audiobooks | 65h 12m 9s
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Building relationships takes time, effort, and mutual interest. Learn to build and nurture your professional networks for success.

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Building a Circle of Connections for Networking Success

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COURSES INCLUDED

Building a Circle of Connections for Networking Success
When you're serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective circle of connections. Whether it's for executive networking or general business networking, this course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network. In this course, you'll learn about professional networking skills, including strategies for building rapport with new connections during networking opportunities and best practices for maintaining your network so that your connections can help you achieve professional success.
7 videos | 28m has Assessment available Badge
Cultivating Relationships with Your Peers
Developing and maintaining  relationships with your peers at work can lead to success for both you as an individual, and within your organization. Networking skills and building supportive peer relationships can provide you with a wide variety of experiences, expertise, and institutional knowledge. Whether you're exploring executive networking, professional networking, or just general business networking, this course explains how to identify the people in your organization who are important in helping you reach your goals. You'll learn the skills that maintain solid, mutually beneficial relationships so you can advance your career.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Building Your Professional Network
When you're serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective network of contacts. Whether it's for executive networking or general business networking, this course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network. It includes strategies for building rapport with new contacts during networking opportunities and covers best practices for maintaining your network so that business contacts can help you achieve your career goals.
6 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Building Rapport with Your Boss
The relationship between you and your boss is a key factor in your career. Careful relationship management will make your job more enjoyable. You'll find that to work more effectively with your boss, you need to develop a rapport and good networking skills. Managing up can help you find enjoyment and reward in your current position. In this course, you'll learn the importance of managing relationships, and ways to build great boss relationships by recognizing their agenda and management style. You'll also learn strategies for building a strong professional relationship with your boss, and about various ways you can become aligned with your boss.
7 videos | 28m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Finding and Nurturing a Mentor Relationship
To help find your way through the numerous career choices available to you, you’ll need the guidance and experience of someone with the right skills and expertise – a mentor. Having a mentor means you can use the knowledge of a supportive professional to help you learn to work more efficiently and advance your career. In this course, you'll learn how to find a mentor who can aid you in your professional goals, and who can give you expert career advice on further education, networking, and interviews. You’ll also explore the qualities of a good mentor, and of an effective mentoring relationship.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Be Liked and Respected in the Workplace
Eighty percent of your day is spent at work. Whether you commute to an office or work from home, to a huge degree your professional success depends on your likability. Think about all your professional interactions; you work on team projects, collaborate on conference calls, sit in meetings, talk to clients, etc. These and more are situations that require your ability to be liked. However, it’s not a popularity contest. Being liked doesn’t mean you give up your professional integrity. Although it’s not possible to be liked by everyone, this course teaches you techniques to be likable and respected by your colleagues and boss. You will also learn how to ‘get over it’ when someone in the workplace does not like you.
7 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Expert Insights on Networking & Building Relationships
There’s a lot of talk about the significance of networking. And while we may think we know what it is and how to do it, there is an art to building and sustaining these important relationships. It’s time to unleash your hidden talent.
55 videos | 2h 34m available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now
The Art of Connection explores how success and happiness can be achieved and enhanced by forging strong social ties with others—both professionally and at home. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Michael J. Gelb

Book Summary

Networking For People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide For Introverts, The Overwhelmed, And The Under Connected
Networking for People Who Hate Networking sets out to upend our preconceived notions about introverts and extroverts, and offers useful guidelines to get the most out of your networking opportunities. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.