Most people understand that to be successful, they need to network. But actually going out and doing it is another matter. People “are daunted by the task and believe it requires inauthentic, uncomfortable behavior and is an activity that is inconsistent with focusing on job performance,” says Jeffrey Pfeffer, a Stanford professor of organizational behavior, who covers the subject of networking as part of his Paths to Power elective course. Too often, he says, people view networking “as something that ‘is not them’ or that they could not see themselves doing.”
Plenty of people work from home occasionally, and plenty of managers work with people in different offices. But what if no one is in the office? What if your entire company consists of people working wherever they want to work?
That’s the reality for a growing number of companies that find central real estate unnecessary. Managing an entirely virtual team can be a challenge, but a few strategies make it quite possible, so you can reap the benefits of this new model.
“It is a big recruiting draw for the right type of person,” says Lisa Breytspraak Jasper, managing partner of IT strategy consulting firm Thought Ensemble, whose 13 employees are all virtual. “It allows us to lead our lives very flexibly”--and still get stuff done.
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How can you tell if your sales strategy is legitimate – or if it’s worthy of a 'Zonk?” The contestants on Let's Make a Deal often do crazy things to earn cash and prizes. Thankfully, social sellers don't need to wear
We’re now exploring what fully self-driving vehicles would look like by building some prototypes; they’ll be designed to operate safely and autonomously without requiring human intervention. They won’t have a steering wheel, accelerator pedal, or brake pedal… because they don’t need them. Our software and sensors do all the work. The vehicles will be very basic—we want to learn from them and adapt them as quickly as possible—but they will take you where you want to go at the push of a button. And that's an important step toward improving road safety and transforming mobility for millions of people.
Social media intelligence is the combination of quantitative and qualitative insights gained from monitoring a specific brand, product, or subject matter in social media, all in real-time. It’s the process of listening, understanding and acting on the online reviews and posts made by your customers. Between the thousands of social websites and the millions of unique posts daily it’s not easy. .
LinkedIn may have just found a way to make its service a little more addictive.
LinkedIn announced on Wednesday that it is expanding on the Who's Viewed Your Profile section with a new feature that shows how your profile ranks compared to others at your company and to everyone you're connected with on the social network. The ranking is based on the number of times your profile has been viewed during the previous 30 days.
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