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Publisher's Summary

Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty contains Harvey's gold-chip advice, accumulated over a lifetime of business success, on how to build and maintain the network you need. Harvey guarantees you'll never be more than a phone call away from a person in the position to help you get what you want - whether it's the job opportunity of a lifetime or a lifetime partner, the sales prospect of your dreams or the career advice you've only dreamed of. Harvey shows you how to create a network of trusted, valuable contacts that is worth its weight in platinum.
©1997 Harvey Mackay (P)1997 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell, A Division of Random House Inc.
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By Thomas on 09-24-03

Very Good

Most of the concepts related are generic networking tips but the strength is McKay's translation of the concepts into practical advice. His use of his own business examples gives the material a greater importance. Listening to the book is like getting advice from a successful uncle. I started networking before I even finished the book and the payoffs were immediate.

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By Steve on 03-23-04

One of the best networking books

I have listen to other networking books, but this is the best one yet. Harvey Mackay does an excellent job of describing basic techniques for networking. His examples hit home with me when I think back to situations and how I could have handled it differently.
If there is only one book on networking that you buy, I would suggest "Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty"

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By KojoLondon on 08-29-15

Networking - key to business

This book is an eye opener. It reveals the secrets behind great influence

It's about connecting and maintaining that connecting

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By Jacek on 06-11-16

crap

I did not finish the book. There is something terribly wrong with this one... it assumes a narcissistic manipulative way of dealing with people... listening to it makes me feel sick... one thing is dealing with people in a way that makes them feel good about them selves for altruistic reasons to make your company enjoyable for them and to encourage the best in them (for their benefit not yours), the other is to do that in order to gain benefits from them like a f***by parasite... in this book anything goes... condoning someone's immorral and hurtful behaviour as long as you get a benefit out of it is justified according to this author... disgusting... maybe I just misunderstood the whole thing, but this is the way I feel about this book... hope this review may be of benefit to whomever it may concern.

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