David Burkus | Friend of a Friend: Profit from Your Weak Ties
David Burkus

David Burkus is a bestselling author, speaker, business school professor, and contributor to the Harvard Business Review. His most recent book, Friend of a Friend:?Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career, gives a pretty good indication of the topics we’ll be discussing in this episode.


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Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Hear:

  • Why David Believes Old Friends Are Better Than New Friends
  • How to Reconnect with Your Weak Ties
  • The Reason for Staying Connected with Your Weak Ties Even If It Isn?t Obvious They Can Help You
  • How to Network for an Industry You?re Not yet Part Of
  • Overcoming the Feeling That You?re Bothering People When You Reach out to Them
  • Drawing the Line Between Providing Help to Maintain a Relationship and When It?s Time to Be Paid for That Help
  • Why David Thinks We Should Skip Networking Events and Instead Do Shared Activities
  • How David Uses Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Networking
  • David?s Advice for Introverts Who Want to Network
  • The Myth of Constraints and Limitations
  • Who David Thanks for His Success

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