How do we form the best relationships; bring our best to them; build environments that nurture them; and measure our success?
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Liz is a social web strategist and community builder. Coming from a background of publishing, business, and instructional design, Liz understands how people perceive a blog, a product, and an experience — how the head and heart engage to make a fiercely loyal customer. She can articulate what makes things irresistible — what keeps people coming back — from literacy, editorial, design, and marketing sensitivities. Liz will tell you that brands and social media are the same in that “You gotta live it, walking ever word you speak.”
Today Liz is here to talk about how to build a personal development network of support and growth. Some ideas and talking points might include:
Building a Personal Development Network
1. Start with a personal foundation built on concrete not sand.
- Qualitative Observations
- Quantitative Assessment
- Personal Reflection
Know what you know and never discount its value.
2. Know Your Context — Pick your path.
3. Enlist Developers — Choose unique and valuable guides.
- People who know you.
- People who know what you what to learn.
- People who will tell you when you falter.
4. Regularly Reassess — Seek opportunities to learn what you’re learning.
5. Develop Others — Return the favor and pay it forward.
6. AND THE ONE THAT WAS MISSING — Communicate. Let your network
Let’s let the questions start rolling. I’ll offer the first one!
Liz Strauss writes about branding, social media and how businesses can use the entrepreneurial spirit to understand and build successful relationships and communities on the Internet. You’ll find her at Successful-blog.
Follow @lizstrauss at Twitter.