Relationship-Builders know that running a successful company is a collective effort that demands all kinds of interactions: with suppliers, investors, employees, customers, peers, the media -- and many more.
I was writing a story in my office with one ear tuned to the conversation around me. My colleague Catherine said to our Operations Manager, Michael, "Here is a strange message in Liz's LinkedIn Inbox." "What does it say?
Morag Barrett's insight:
Agree wholeheartedly. You have to move past the transactional level to create Ally Relationships
10 Ways to Nurture Your Network U.S. News & World Report (blog) If you developed a working relationship with a recruiter or two, definitely make sure to thank them for the work they did during your search.
Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships That Last Business 2 Community This will not only help you better understand their business, but it help you be a part of their inner circle. 4. Don't Be A Yes Man Or Woman.
It is important to build relationships with investors before you look for funding. Investing is a relationship business. The investment community is a very collegial group: they know each other, work with one another and socialize together.