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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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The effort you put into networking will pay dividends. Think of it as building a community of people you can rely on, learn from, and share ideas with over time. The key is to foster relationships with a wide range of people.

The ties within our communities can be a strong support to us. But when it comes to networking, do you prefer to align yourself with people based on your feelings toward them, or an assessment of what they can do for you? A 2008 American study found that some people are “affect-based”—that is, they’re led by their feelings and are bonded to others by empathy, rapport, and self-disclosure. On the other hand, “cognition-led” ...

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