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Well, I thought that I’d give LinkedIn a bit of a run out – seeing as the last blog post had been having some fun at its expense. Remember – I’m not a big “networker” (especially on-line). At the start of this blog I had just over 60 connections – and had not pro-actively sought […]

Is Facebook the "McDon...

I’ve been listening to an excellent BBC radio series called “The Secret History of Social Networking” – and reviewed the first in the three-part series about three weeks ago. I got the chance to listen to the other two parts on a podcast the other day – and both were gems. The podcasts are available […]

Connectors – to be, o...

In building your Personal Network, it is important to identify early on whether you are a “Connector” … or you need to find “Connectors” to help your network grow. The key principle is that there are a small number of people that are the centre of the social scene and seem to “know everyone”. We […]

Conversations, Connections,...

I love the power of connection. Opening up to people and engaging in conversation just seems to spring connections and opportunities. Last week, I went to a Meetup with the folks from Conversations New York. Two of the members were kind enough to invite me (and my co-founder of Climbing Fish, John Lynch) along to […]

Personal Network – go...

I’ve been surprised as I explore the idea of the Personal Network that there is so little focussed information. For example, a search on Google (UK version) for “Personal Network” gives very few relevant links on the first page. Highlights are:- A Wikipedia entry – that seems to be by an East European, Pawel Zorzan […]