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Online networking is all the rage, as
Internet tools make it easy for us to
reach out to almost anyone who has a
Lofty executives, potential clients, and
future employers are within easy reach
to anyone with a browser and an email
account. But it won't do to rush off and
start blasting off email messages to
strangers -- that's a recipe for being
ignored or added to an email blacklist.
Take the time to think through your
online networking approach, and your
results will improve dramatically. Here
are five tips to get you going.
The MIT Media Lab's
lives at the intersection of technology and art -- a place
that can get very complicated. Here, he talks about paring
down to basics, and how he creates clean, elegant art,
websites and web tools. In his book Laws of Simplicity,
he offers 10 rules and 3 keys for simple living and working
-- but in this talk, he boils it down to one simply
delightful way to be.
Conflict resolution is, in theory, quite
simple. Yet who among us hasnít
experienced times when our common sense
flies out the window and even the most
basic skills desert us. Those times
demonstrate that conflict resolution may
be simple, but is far from easy. Letís
When collaborating about work to be done, how would you rate online
meetings in your company? ®
Less than face-to-face.
About the same as face-to-face.
Better than face-to-face.
online meeting will be as warm and comfortable as meeting face to face,
such as to go out to lunch together or meet after work. But when people
collaborate about the work, if your virtual meetings aren't at least as
collaborative as face to face, or even better, then you could be missing
a 36 percent increase in performance of people that do. (Meetings Around
the World, 2006)