Today we will be speaking with Michelle Tillis Lederman on building relationships and how to redefine what networking means! She will also be touching on shifting from talking about just work to talking about anything and how to make people feel good when your creating conversation! This is an incredible episode you do not want to miss!
Michelle Tillis Lederman named one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, is the author of three books including The 11 Laws of Likability and her latest Nail the Interview, Land the Job. Michelle is the CEO of Executive Essentials which provides custom communication and leadership training and coaching programs. Michelle has appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox, Gayle King, and NPR and been featured in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Working Mother, US News & World Report, Monster.com, USA Today, CNBC, and About.com. She holds degrees from Lehigh University and Columbia Business School. Connect with Michelle on Twitter and Facebook.
TOP POINTS FROM THE EPISODE:
Redefine networking as relationship working. Think about making friends!
Shifting from talking about just work to anything.
Don’t make it about you! People feel good when others are interested in them!
Show interest but don’t interrogate.
2 of the 11 laws of likability:
Authenticity is key! You cannot connect with someone who’s not be real.
Be a giver! Giving first, giving often! Giving without expectation of getting something in return
The relationship connected leader: Is because the relationship people have with their boss and their leadership.
Engagement = higher productivity
As a leader show that you care about your team as a people and care about the things they care about!
RECOMMENDED BOOK: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
GOLD NUGGET: Don’t network for need and network for life!
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