EEC 043:The Power of Networking with Judy Robinett
Judy Robinett is the author of “How to Be a Power Connector: The 5-50-150 Rule,” #1 of The Top Ten Business Books of 2014 by Time.com. A go to networking book to excel at networking.
She is also coauthor of a chapter in “Crowdfunding for Dummies” by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best, and Zak Cassady-Dorion (Wiley, 2013).
The Excellent Executive Coaching host Dr. Katrina Burrus, MCC asks Judy the following questions and more:
Why did you write a book about connecting/networking? Why do you need a robust network? Why do people have trouble connecting and networking with other people? So, is it possible to network your way into the “power elite?” Surely, you have been good at this your whole life?
So, would you say proper networking is the most critical business skill to have? What is “power connecting?” Describe great networking versus normal networking. Can you give us some best practice rules?
Who is Judy Robinett
Robinett is a business thought leader who has been profiled in The Street, The Huffington Post, Forbes, The Washington Post and Bloomberg Businessweek as a sterling example of the new breed of “super connectors” who use their experience and networks to accelerate growth and enhance profitability.
In her more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and corporate leader, Robinett has served as the CEO of both public and private companies and in management positions at Fortune 500 companies. She has been on the advisory boards of Illuminate Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California; Pereg Ventures, adventure capital firm based in New York; Springboard Enterprises based in Washington, DC; and Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) accelerators based in New York City. Robinett lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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