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Build Your Dream Network with J. Kelly Hoey

By April 10, 2019No Comments

From the Networking With Michelle podcast:

J. Kelly Hoey is an acclaimed business columnist and networking expert and author of Build Your Dream Network. As a connector, and networking expert, Kelly has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“25 Smartest Women On Twitter”). She has a column on, blogs on (as well as Medium and and tweets frequently (@jkhoey). Kelly has appeared as an investor panelist on CNBC’s Power Pitch and is the host of the BroadMic podcast.

As much as I love sharing the message on the importance of networking and relationships, I love learning about it from others. One thing I learned from Kelly is that diversity goes beyond race and gender. Our network should also consist of a mix of psychographics and demographics. This interview is an absolute value add: The mindset, activity, and process of networking. Are introverts or extroverts better networkers? How we can “Stop committing random acts of networking?” Diversity of networking from women, mentorship, and a lot more!

Quote: “Sometimes your network sees more in you than yourself.” J. Kelly Hoey

Be sure to pick up Hoey’s new book Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a problem solver who believes that most professional challenges—whether funding, landing a board position or getting a new job—are solved by tapping into networks.Kelly is a popular speaker on networking, community building and investing issues, especially as they relate to women, and has worked with the IEEE, PGA, Bank of America, Apple and countless others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey and on Instagram @jkellyhoey and join the #BYDN community at