We’ve put together a list of some of the top thought leaders in the world of Networking. These individuals all have credentials and experience that speak for themselves. If you’re looking to expand your networking capabilities or build strong relationships, follow these individuals to get the best strategies and tips available!
Keith is a speaker, entrepreneur, and the author of Never Eat Alone and Who’s Got Your Back. Keith has been named “Global Leader of Tomorrow”, top “40 under 40”, and one of the most creative Americans in Who’s Really Who. Keith began his networking endeavors young as a caddy on the golf courses of Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Judy Robinett is a speaker, investor, and the author of How to Be a Power Connector. Known as “the woman with the titanium Rolodex”, she’s served as CEO of public and private companies and held management positions at Fortune 500 companies. Her greatest thrill is connecting with people and connecting them to each other.
Ivan Misner is founder of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by CNN, Dr. Misner is the world’s leading expert on business networking. He’s written more than 20 books including New York Times bestseller Master of Networking and Networking Like a Pro.
Andrew is the author of Power Relationships, Power Questions, All for One, and many more. Andrew is the leading authority on how to build clients for life. He’s worked for over 35 years as a strategy advisor and coach to the senior management of many of the world’s leading companies including Xerox, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Cognizant.
Beth is a speaker, marketer, and the author of Networking On Purpose. She’s the creator of Five-Part Networking Success Plan™ and conducts speaking engagements to teach her strategy. Over the course of 10 years she’s been to over 2500 networking events!
Derek is the author of Networking is NOT working and co-founder and CEO of CADRE, an un-networking community in Washington, DC. He began his career as a financial advisor, and after the financial crisis created his strategy laid out in his book to create more value for him and his clients.
Jayson is the author of Mastermind Dinners, the CEO of Mastermind Talks, and host of The MastermindTalks Podcast. Jayson began his entrepreneurial efforts early but realized that his efforts were better spent on bring great people together and today his events include individuals like Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Ryan Holiday.
Michael Roderick is the founder and CEO of Small Pond Enterprises and co-host of the Access to Anyone Podcast. Michael began as a high school English teacher and within two years became a Boradway producer through his ability to connect. Most recently Michael founded The Connecting Conectors Conference (ConnectorCon).
Bill Doerr is an entrepreneur and creator of The Preferral Prospecting System®, The Client Machine®, and The Expert Directory®. Bill is a networking coach and helps his clients to build strong relationships and get more referrals and clients through their network.
Mike is a blogger, entrepreneur, and the author of How To Build An Awesome Professional Network. He’s been a writer for over five years and written for Business Insider, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur and The Next Web.
Follow these individuals on Twitter, Linkedin, and their blogs and newsletters. Read their books. Most have written bestselling books that outline how to become the central hub in your network and build deep relationships. Finally get started by reaching out to your network and catch up and begin to build the deep relationships that make so many of these people successful.
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