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Darwin - Information for Executives - darwinmag.com - from IDG. Business Blogs - RSS Feeds - Business Case Studies. Soundview Executive Book Summaries:Business Book Summaries in au. The 10 Secrets of a Master Networker. Keith Ferrazzi enters your life like a circus coming to town -- the two ringing cell phones, the two PalmPilots, the multiple conversations in which he seems to be listening and talking simultaneously.

The 10 Secrets of a Master Networker

The way he walks and looks, all tanned and fit, with the styled hair and custom suit and black Prada shoes. The deals that are hanging in the air, the favors being extended or secured, the sideshows, the laughter, the juggling. That irresistible balloon of energy. We've just bolted from the Yale Club and are hustling through midtown Manhattan in a cab, heading for Rockefeller Center and a lunch we're already late for with an important television executive. A Ferrazzi friend. And yet, sitting with Ferrazzi in the cab, I am aware of what many company owners will think of all this. In the cab I'm thinking I'll press Ferrazzi on that issue, lead him carefully through my list of questions, get to the bottom of networking's unseemliness. "Have you ever thought of broadcast journalism? " Best, Mind Tools - Career Training, Management Training, Leadership Sk.

TikiWiki : GettingThingsDoneOnwikidPad. Seth's Blog. The connection economy is based on generosity. After all, why would someone want to connect to a selfish organization? But the critical need for generosity as an element of our new economy is easy to get lost because it leads to the question, “what is generosity?” The obvious answer, I think, is the wrong one. Generosity is not merely giving a discount, or giving what you make away or creating a race to the bottom.

It’s far more complex than that. It’s understandable that generosity creates trust, but also worth noting that trust is required to provide generosity. That’s one reason why it seems so difficult to give ideas away online. Sacrifice is a crucial element in our perception of generosity. Kindness also rides along with generosity. Danny Meyer has revolutionized restaurant culture around the world (starting with Union Square Cafe and then with many other eating places) by placing an emphasis on generosity. A variation on kindness is design. We long to connect, all of us. Marc's Outlook on Productivity. Wow!

Marc's Outlook on Productivity

I know it's been kind of spotty here at Marc's Outlook these past few months. I've been a busy boy - lots of writing projects, a tremendous amount of activity going on at the day job, blogging over at Weblogs, Inc., the holidaze - it all adds up. Two nice things have happened recently that I'm really very pleased about. I was named a Microsoft MVP for Tablet PCs by Microsoft this year, joining an incredibly talented group of folks who have helped to make that community a vibrant, passionate place to hang out.

It's a singular honor and one I will cherish. A number of months ago, I was interviewed by Chris Tucker, a writer for American Way magazine - the in-flight publication for American Airlines. The article is available online . Here we are just barely halfway through January and a couple of high water marks have already been set. Schopeng.<br>htm: Thirty - Eight Ways to Win an Argument,