Social Networking, Suzy Welch

Social Networking, Suzy Welch

This simple hack lets you network without the awkward small talk

This simple hack lets you network without the awkward small talk #investinyou (In partnership with @acorns.)

10/21/2020 6:26:00 PM

This simple hack lets you network without the awkward small talk investinyou (In partnership with acorns.)

When it comes to landing a new job, networking can be a critical tool. But most professionals dislike the traditional drinks-after-work approach. To avoid that, expert Suzy Welch has an easy hack that will help you grow your network without all the awkward small talk.

Welch has actually built this networking hack into her weekly routine. "Every week, I come up with someone who has made my life better in some way, from friends and acquaintances to strangers I admire," Welch says. "Not infrequently, I pick someone I once worked with — an early boss, for instance, or a colleague I looked up to from afar. I try to pick people who I have irregular contact with, if any at all. The idea here is not to thank people who have you on speed dial," she says.

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Welch once wrote to a professor who taught her epic poetry during her freshman year in college. "The things he said about perseverance have stayed with me since I was 18, and helped my career in profound ways," she says.Welch also makes it clear that she never expects anything in return. "I just say hi, thank you for this thing or that, no need to answer, and take care. That's it," she says.

"But here's the amazing thing: People almost always write back. I would say that the vast majority of these thank you notes have led to wonderful email conversations and occasionally phone calls," Welch says. Read more: CNBC »

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