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Ten Questions to Ask Yourself to Create Top Performing Networks

“Leaders have people who play to their strengths and people who cover their weaknesses.” Bruce McNicol, Ascent of a Leader

  1. Who in your network will play to your strengths?
  2. Who will cover your weaknesses?
  3. What one person would you like to meet if you could network with anyone in the world? What qualities does that person have? List them and then look for people who have similar qualities.
  4. What top three industry leaders does your network listen to the most?
  5. What top three leaders in all other industries do they most admire?
  6. What if the network you had comprised of only top performers? What qualities would they have? What qualities do you have to would complement theirs?
  7. How can you listen better every day? Top-performing networkers are top listeners.
  8. Who is one person you know who helps others in the organization above and beyond his or her own work responsibilities?
  9. What one thing would you like to be doing or do differently that you are not doing now. (e.g. have great meetings that lead to new business or design a program that comes in under budget and on time).
  10. What would it look, sound, feel like to be successful in networking?

Melissa G Wilson

Melissa has been a leader in the book writing, publishing and marketing arena for the past two decades. To date, she has helped more than 100 thought leaders write, publish and market their books. Her clients include executives such as Dan Weinfurter a seven-time Inc 500 winner and Orlando Ashford, President of Holland Cruise Lines.

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