Building a network for success

What do all successful people, from world-famous authors to venture capitalists, CEOs, billionaire hedge fund managers, and academics, have in common? A strong network of people they can depend upon. This course is a blend of scientific research and practical experience in the field of networking. Over the next ten days, you will learn how to develop stronger relationships through the five ways of giving, create more engaging conversations, overcome the fear of reaching out to old connections, reach out to influencers, meet new people without that icky networking feeling, build systems to keep track of your connections, spot opportunities to connect others, and much more!

   632 students completed this course

   100% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Jordan Thibodeau


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100% of students recommend

“A solid introduction into networking that not only teaches why this is an essential skill today but also does provide a powerful call to action”

“I loved the course, it relates to many experiences and conversations I have had. I look forward to experimenting and growing with the different conversational approach.”

  “I have learned so much during the last 10 days about the power of a true conversation that I have to hurry up to make up what I have lost my entire life. Great course!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. You’re Only as Good as Your Network
Lesson 2. Givers, Takers, and Matchers
Lesson 3. Creating a Networking System
Lesson 4. Bridging Networks
Lesson 5. Dormant Ties
Lesson 6. Double Opt-In Introductions
Lesson 7. Conversation Experiments
Lesson 8. Building a People Funnel
Lesson 9. Approaching People You Don’t Know
Lesson 10. The Mr. Rogers’ Rule
+ Quiz



Starting tomorrow, you will receive a new lesson straight to your inbox every morning for 10 days. Lessons take just 5 minutes to read, and each course is followed by fun, knowledge-testing quiz.



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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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