Your network can help you get from where you are right now to where you want to be. Do you know how to tap into your sphere of influence and leverage it to the best advantage?
This 15-minute online discussion goes beyond business cards and LinkedIn connections to share practical advice and strategies you can start implementing by the end of the day to help you achieve your professional goals faster, easier, and more efficiently.
Whether you’re getting ready for an upcoming annual review or are planning for your next year of impact, this online discussion provides actionable insights that will help you maximize your professional network.
Restructure how you think about networking.
Discover how networking can help you achieve your goals in less time.
The benefits of investing in your network.
Tips to ensure meaningful connections.
Conversation advice to implement when you do network.
Assess those who are already in your network and who you need to add to your network.
Ideas for how you can carve out time in your schedule to network.
Move in a new direction.
Take on a new project or join a board.
Conquer professional goals in less time.
Enhance your professional brand.
Start the upcoming New Year strong and on the right track.
- A Note from Your Host
- Downloadable Materials
- Networking Worksheet
- Presentation Slides
- MP3 Audio File
- Video: How Successful Women Network for Professional Growth
- Additional Tools & Resources
- Thanks for Joining Us!
JJ DiGeronimo is an executive strategist, author, and speaker that designs programs to advance women and consults senior executives on strategies to retain, attract and advance women in the workplace. Through her keynotes, articles, and executive sessions, JJ shares effective strategies with women’s leadership groups across the country and in many organizations including Amazon, Dealer Tire, Ingram Micro, IBM, Microsoft, RIT, KeyBank, and Rockwell Automation. JJ began her career designing computer infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies after graduating with a computer information systems degree in 1995. Prior to her recent work, JJ had a 20-year career in high tech, positioning new technology solutions to CIOs where she advanced into leadership positions within Silicon Valley-based technology companies including Accenture, Inktomi, and VMware. Recognized as a thought leader for women in tech and girls and STEM, JJ is also a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine; her work is featured in many publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Thrive Global. JJ includes these experiences along with hours of research in her award-winning book, "Accelerate Your Impact" which complements her 2011 book, “The Working Woman’s GPS.” She also hosts regular videos for professional women on her YouTube Channel, Tech Savvy Women TV.
Who's this for?
No matter the industry you work in or stage that you're at in your career, this online discussion is for anyone who wants to learn effective and proven strategies to align their professional network with their goals.
How long do I have access to this material?
Once you enroll in this online discussion, you’ll have lifetime access. The material will never go away so you can log in and re-watch the online discussion or hold conversations in the group discussion board as many times as you’d like.
What skills will I learn?
During our short time together, you'll learn about how to restructure the way you think about networking, discover how networking can help you achieve your goals in less time, the benefits of investing in your network, ideas for how you can carve out time in your schedule to network, tips to ensure meaningful connections, conversation advice to implement when you do network, and how to asses who’s in your network and who you need to add to your network.
How much time will I need?
This is a pre-recorded online discussion that is only 15 minutes long. You could literally start implementing these new networking skills before the day ends!
What additional tools will I need to have?
A computer or mobile device connected to WiFi... That's it! Having a piece of paper and a pen nearby to jot down notes would also be helpful.
Is this fully an online discussion?
Yes, this material is completely virtual — access it anytime, anywhere.