The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections
About The Book:
The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections by Matthew Pollard was published in January 2021, and it contains 256 Pages. (Hardcover) and (Paperback)
Finally – A Networking Book for Introverts!
The sequel to Pollard’s international bestseller The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone, selected by BookAuthority as the #2 “Best Introvert Book of All Time” and listed by HubSpot as one of the “Most Highly-Rated Sales Books of All Time.”
Introverts across the world have been sold a lie: One of the biggest myths that plague the business world today is that our ability to the network depends on having the “gift of gab.” This is nonsense. You don’t have to be outgoing to be successful at networking. You don’t have to become a relentless self-promoter. In fact, you don’t have to act like an extrovert at all.
The truth is, introverts make the best networkers . . . when armed with a plan that lets them be their authentic selves.
Matthew Pollard, an introvert himself, draws on over a decade of research and real-world examples to provide an actionable blueprint for introverted networking.
In this paradigm-shifting book, you’ll discover how to:
- Overcome your fear and discomfort when networking
- Turn networking into a repeatable system
- Leverage your innate introverted strengths
- Target and connect with top influencers
- Leverage the power of virtual and social networking
Whether you’re a small business owner struggling to make a living or a professional who’s hit a career plateau, The Introvert’s Edge to Networking is your path to a higher income and a Rolodex of powerful connections.
Say goodbye to awkward and unproductive networking.
The Introvert’s Edge to Networking equips you with an actionable blueprint for working the room, leveraging social media, and cultivating powerful connections.
On completing this book, you’ll have everything you need to transform your networking efforts forever. Soon, you’ll be running circles around the extroverts, and feeling a whole lot more comfortable when doing so.
But why stop there? Let’s take your networking game to the next level.
Join Matthew in The Introvert’s Edge Inner Circle—a FREE online community of introverts committed to career and business success.
When you join, you’ll receive instant access to a wealth of additional tools, strategies, examples, and exclusive content—including everything you need to dominate in virtual and social networking:
- The Official Introvert’s Edge Step-By-Step Implementation Training.
- Real-world video case studies of introverts explaining how they implemented Matthew’s strategies to transform into master networkers.
- Support from our active community of like-minded introverts, all on the same path towards networking mastery.
Access all this and more in the back of your copy of The Introvert’s Edge to Networking.
Awards and Praise
“Never look at networking the same way!”
“A winning formula”
– Princeton University
– Harvard Business School
“Refreshing… a long-awaited answer”
– Marshall Goldsmith
“Sage advice for all entrepreneurs!”
– Michael E. Gerber
‘For introverts who shudder at the idea of working a room, this refreshing guide is a long-awaited answer.’
-Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers50 Hall of Fame, Thinkers50 Hall of Fame Inductee
‘A proven approach was written by someone who’s actually done it. If you’re looking for an actionable guide to genuine and effective networking, this is it.’
–NEIIL P PATEL, Wall Street Journal top influencer.
‘If you have an exceptional offering, yet no one ‘gets it,’ Pollard’s book is for you.’
–MIKEE M MICHALOWICZ, author of, author of Profit First
‘If you find networking a dreadful, but necessary, chore, Matthew will provide you with useful strategies and language to make the process much more accessible.’
–NANCY ANCOWITZ, author of Self-Promotion for Introverts
‘A must for any professional. Matthew shows you how to develop relationships that will change your life!’
–TOM DEKLE, VP at IBM and AA-ISP Lifetime
‘Sage advice for all entrepreneurs!’
–MICHAEL E. GERBER, creator of the New York Times bestselling E-Myth books
‘Matthew masterfully confronts the stigma around the so-called extroverted arena of networking, demonstrating that introverts have exactly what it takes to outshine everyone else in the room.’
–DEREK LIDOW, Chair of the Entrepreneurship Faculty at Princeton University
‘Matthew’s guidance takes the concept of framework and standardization to the next level, offering a meaningful strategy that works in any room, for any introverted business professional.’
–DR. IVAN MISNER, founder of BNI and New York Times bestselling author
‘Matthew shows introverts how to turn networking from dreadful and pointless to profitable and valuable. Best of all, I have personally experienced how Matthew lives out the words in this book. I can say wholeheartedly that if you practice what this book teaches, you will grow and serve others like never before.’
–TOM ZIGLAR, CEO of Ziglar, Inc.
About The Author:
Matthew Pollard, known as “The Rapid Growth Guy,” works with businesses around the world, from startups to Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft and Capital One. Responsible for launching five zero-to-million-dollar businesses, he also founded Austin’s Small Business Festival, which is now a nationwide event. A native of Australia, he splits his time between North Carolina and Texas.
Matthew Pollard is responsible for five multimillion-dollar business success stories, all before the age of 30. In 2014, Matthew traded in his Australian network that he spent a lifetime fostering to move to the USA. Confronted with the reality of building a new network from scratch, he set out to create a system for introverts to make networking easy, profitable, and fun.
Matthew has worked with Fortune 500 companies, and he has helped transform thousands of struggling small businesses into rapid growth success stories. Today, Forbes calls him “the real deal,” Global Gurus lists him as a Top 30 Sales Professional, and Top Sales World Magazine named him a Top 50 Speaker. He’s also the host of “The Introvert’s Edge Podcast” and the bestselling author of The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone.
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