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How To Immediately Know If Your Network Has Expired
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Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert
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Dateline: Los Angeles , CA
Monday, July 29, 2019

 

How To Immediately Know If Your Network Has Expired

Successful executives can overtake their peers and not realize it until it is almost too late. 

I was speaking at an executive breakfast last week in the Bay Area and I shared with CEOs, and other executives just how you know if your network has expired:

1. You no longer know people who can hire you. Five years ago those in your network likely could hire you. As your trajectory increases, you have to upgrade your circle of who knows you to the right altitude. That population changes the more successful you are. 

2. You are giving more than you are receiving. Of course you want to support others earlier in their career journey but is it weighted the wrong way? If you aren’t getting as much as you are sharing then it’s time to flip the switch. 

3. You realize Precision Divorcing is a necessity. Who in your network do you need to dial down the time and energy you invest so you can be free to refocus?

It’s easy to get frustrated that peers have landed bigger jobs, had more board invitations, or have won more recognition awards. 

Instead, realize when your network has expired and get ready for an upgrade. 

Dedicated to growing your business,

Val

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  Val Wright is a recognized leadership and organization expert. Working with Xbox, Microsoft, Amazon and LinkedIn, she has spent the last 20 years partnering with executives to accelerate growth and gain market superiority across the the games, technology, retail and e-commerce industries.

She is know for telling leaders what they need to hear, not what they want to hear. Leaders seek her out when they need to accelerate their business results, build organizations, develop leaders and create world-class people strategies. Val is a dynamic speaker who will provoke, inspire and provide immediate value to your audience. She has been quoted in Fast Company, E-commerce times, Yahoo.com, Aol.com, usnews.com, NJ.com, TheNetworkJournal.com and TechNerwsWorld.com.

 
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