Build your dream network
Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World.
“Build Your Dream Network offers seriously good advice for people who want to network in a manner that’s genuine and effective. I wish I had it thirty years ago.”
“Kelly Hoey shares the new rules for transforming from outsider status to the name everyone keeps hearing about—giving passionate innovators and trailblazers the opportunity to truly change the world. Brilliant tips that are essential in the new economy!”
“I wish I had a copy of this for every person who has networked into my inbox to ask for assistance in advancing their business or career the wrong way. I’d hit them over the head with Kelly’s book…then make them read it! Build Your Dream Network will help you avoid concussions and connect with people who can help you get to where you want to be.”
“Anything worth doing requires a team of champions and supporters—and this book is the essential guide for how to cultivate that team.”
“Kelly has a profound ability to build strong networks, but more powerful than that, she understands when and how to activate a network, and how to leverage connections to build value.”
“Build Your Dream Network is a great new guide that paves the way for you to harness the power of relationships and reap the rewards of networking. An absolute must-read.”
About Build Your Dream Network
Cut through the networking noise and start building the powerful, real relationships needed to succeed in our digital world.
If you think of networking as schmoozing at boring cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need a modern roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand out from the crowd and achieve any of your goals, no matter how big or small.
In Build Your Dream Network, acclaimed business columnist and networking expert J. Kelly Hoey offers a fresh new approach to mastering this timeworn skill in a world where everyone is posting, liking, and friending fast and furiously, but many are failing to leverage their connections successfully. Hoey presents innovative strategies for forming strong relationships—the genuine, mutually beneficial, long-lasting kind—using all of the social tools at your disposal. She also reveals creative and surprisingly simple ways to harness the power of your network to accomplish any ambition, from landing your dream job or a coveted account or client to successfully crowdfunding a new business venture. Build Your Dream Network will help you:
- Determine the most effective ways to connect with others so you don’t clutter your calendar with dead-end coffee dates and informational interviews
- Synchronize IRL networking efforts with your digital outreach
- Turn “closed door” conversations into strong personal relationships and business opportunities
- Eliminate FOMO by keeping your networking efforts focused
Packed with infographics, flowcharts, and encouraging advice, Build Your Dream Network shows how small adjustments in your daily routine, generosity, and goal-focused efforts are all it takes to set you apart and ignite the powerful connections that will lead to major opportunities for success.