Who says networking means stuffy power lunches and schmoozing? In our free June 26 teleclass, Porter Gale explained how the explosion of digital technology enables us to network in vastly more efficient, more focused, and more enjoyable ways. Scroll down to listen to the 25-minute teleclass.
- Networking has evolved, with the focus shifting from making external connections to fostering long-term relationships within your organization
- Networking is about a mindset of positive productivity; giving can be as beneficial and lucrative as getting
- Recognize the power of spontaneous connections; shake up your routine and expand your comfort zone to meet new, inspiring people
- Technology can accelerate your networking success; cultivate relationships via digital networking sites
Whether you’re facing a career transition, a new life stage or simply working towards a goal, this teleclass will help you build a network to get you there — and far beyond.
Porter Gale is an internationally known public speaker, networker, and entrepreneur with more than twenty years of experience working in marketing, advertising, and independent filmmaking. From 2007 to 2011, Porter was vice president of Marketing at Virgin America. Prior to Virgin America, Porter was a consultant and held the post of general manager at Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners San Francisco. She was awarded the Changing the Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), was on AdAge’s Digital Hotlist, iMedia’s Top 25-Digital Marketers, and named a Digital Passionista by The Huffington Post. She lives with her daughter in San Francisco. She is also a blogger for AdAge and The Huffington Post.