What is a Network?
A network is a group of people with links to one another. These links are most common through work, career activities, family, neighbors, friends, community, religion - the list keeps going on. An aspect that clearly defines and differentiates the connections in your network is the support system. People in the same network lend support, give advice, and are available for friendship and help. Think of it as a circle within many other circles that are often connected by influencers who know one another through your network.
Your network is constantly flowing with the sharing of information, ideas, contacts, and common experiences. The more attention you give to your network, the more powerful the sharing of information becomes - leading to more connections and fulfilling relationships.
Like an atom, a network requires activity to create cause & effect. Activity generates an action that will lead to a chain of activity for all the network members. It starts with communication - the power of your network.
The most profound communication comes in the form of being a resource; being proactive by looking for ways to pass along what you know to your network circle. As the...