Networking Is Not Working

  • by Derek Coburn
  • Narrated by Derek Coburn
  • 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Over the last few decades, networking has devolved into an endless series of cattle call events full of open bars and closed fists. Perfect strangers, after a long day at the office, agree to show up and bump into each other, randomly exchanging business pitches for business cards. Needless to say, traditional networking isn't working anymore. For successful 21st century business people, large networking events and the mountains of business cards they produce have become a waste of time and valuable resources. It's time for a new, modern approach to networking. Born out of author Derek Coburn's frustration with having spent thousands of fruitless hours attending traditional networking events, this book offers fresh, effective, unconventional strategies for growing and nurturing a powerful network. These strategies grew Coburn's revenue by 300% in just 18 months and can have a major impact on your business. You will learn how to:


Become the Ultimate Connector
Become the Ultimate Resource
Identify and develop relationships with world-class professionals
Enhance the value you deliver for your best clients
Position yourself for more quality introductions to ideal prospective clients.
Once you implement the networking strategies in this audiobook, the quality of your clients, your business, and your life will improve dramatically.

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What everyone in the Game needs to know.

What did you love best about Networking Is Not Working?

This is an excellent book for people who are in deep in the networking world, and often wonder why their efforts don't pay off. The Game has changed and Derek outlines how to stay ahead! Must Listen!


What was one of the most memorable moments of Networking Is Not Working?

Its not that you are not making an effort to network, youre just not smart about it!!!


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

You have to keep going back to it because of all the good advice and tips he shares. I tagged key moments in Audible so I could go back to them.


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- Wamiq

Swimming against conventional networking currents

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, there are plenty of ideas backed by real life examples.


What was one of the most memorable moments of Networking Is Not Working?

The evolution of how Derek formed his network.


What about Derek Coburn’s performance did you like?

It's his stories so I like hearing it from his voice and his perspective.


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- Melanie Metz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-03-2014
  • Publisher: Derek Coburn