I’m presuming most of the world has, by now, come upon a TED Talk or three. If you haven’t, they’re engaging 18-minute speeches on almost anything under the sun — by experts you’ve heard of and many more you haven’t.

For example, I had never heard of Ron Gutman but was fascinated by research he described where Just 1 smile stimulates the brain as much as 2,000 chocolate bars or receiving $25,000.

Remember the power you wield when you are out networking!

The other day, I received a (bulk) email from LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, thanking the first 100,000 members to join the network [I was #60,197].  Today, if LinkedIn were a country, it would be the 12th largest in the world.

Attributing OnlineMBA.com with this graphic.

The Value of Being LinkedIn

If you haven’t already done so as a new-year-kick-off…

Take a moment to assess all the people you know, and how “fresh” your contact is with these friends, former co-workers, soccer buddies, etc…

Could you benefit by from nurturing your network ?

If so, you’ll appreciate this teleseminar by the same name — which will be recorded in case the timing is a problem for you.

I’m presuming most of the world has, by now, come upon a TED Talk or three. If you haven’t, they’re engaging 18-minute speeches on almost anything under the sun — by experts you’ve heard of and many more you haven’t.

For example, I had never heard of Ron Gutman but was fascinated by research he described where Just 1 smile stimulates the brain as much as 2,000 chocolate bars or receiving $25,000.

Remember the power you wield when you are out networking!

The other day, I received a (bulk) email from LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, thanking the first 100,000 members to join the network [I was #60,197].  Today, if LinkedIn were a country, it would be the 12th largest in the world.

Attributing OnlineMBA.com with this graphic.

The Value of Being LinkedIn

If you haven’t already done so as a new-year-kick-off…

Take a moment to assess all the people you know, and how “fresh” your contact is with these friends, former co-workers, soccer buddies, etc…

Could you benefit by from nurturing your network ?

If so, you’ll appreciate this teleseminar by the same name — which will be recorded in case the timing is a problem for you.