Chapter 9

Chapter 9

Cultivate a leadership network

Behind every successful leader is a network of supporters and confidantes; one of the most important investments you can make in yourself is to cultivate that leadership network

Networking can be a bit of a dreaded word for some people, conjuring up the image of warm glasses of wine, random conversations and people looking over your shoulder for someone better to talk to.

But make no mistake, building a network is one of your biggest power ups as a leader. It’s a vital investment; just as important as developing management skills. In today’s fast-moving market, you will likely hold different leadership positions in different companies at different times. You can’t (always!) ...

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