Networking may be the most effective way for individuals looking to land a new job and for self-employed business owners to create revenue. However, networking is significantly less effective for employed business professionals seeking ways to grow in their current organization.
Many employed business professionals are not networking within their organization, nor do they intend to. They do, however, need to do something in order to raise their visibility and value. But if they think networking is the best way to get promoted, expand their influence, and become more valuable to their organization, they will be very disappointed.
For employed individuals, the real thing that is suppressing value creation in their organization is not their job description – it is the performance appraisal.
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