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Networking: The Key to the Future of Work

By December 27, 2018 January 26th, 2019 No Comments

The key to the future of work is being uniquely human. It’s not rocket science  – it is harder!

Instead of fixating on AI and robots making humans in the workplace obsolete, we should be focused on enhancing our uniquely human qualities: collaboration, critical thinking, problem-solving and empathy. These “soft skills” are at the core of networking best practice and are the foundation of the future of work.

Check out my networking “path” (a collection of resources from podcasts to blogs and articles) on CatCat.com and set your career in the right direction starting in 2019.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”) and Inc. (1 of “10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City's Startup Scene”). Empowering A Billion Women By 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. Not bad for a former corporate lawyer. She’s a limited partner in two emerging tech funds (Laconia Capital Group and Lattice Ventures) and can frequently be found on Twitter @jkhoey.