Your network determines your net worth, and your network will grow exponentially faster if you are a giver who finds ways to help others.


You need to watch each video in its entirety.

Video 1/5 – Adam Grant’s TED Talk on Are you a Giver or a Taker?

Video 2/5 – Networking Panel Discussion – Michigan Summer Series

Video 3/5 – 10 Simple Tips to Be a Professional Networking Superstar!

Video 4/5 – How to Talk to Anyone and Become a Master Communicator Animated Summary

Video 5/5 – Who Do You Know That I Should Know?

 Required Readings

  1. Pay It Forward With The Five-Minute Favor
  2. Book Report – 92 Ways to Talk to Anyone
  3. Book Report – The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills — and Leave a Positive Impression!
  4. Magic Rapport Formula
  5. How To Become Insanely Well-Connected
  6. 5/25/150: The Secret of the Best Networker I Ever Met


  1. Best Ways to Talk to Anyone Slides
  2. Networking w/ Purpose Slides
  3. 257 Juicy Questions to Ask Your Friends

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