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Networking is absolutely essential to success in virtually any field, and there is no more trustworthy advisor on the topic than Paul Renaud. All of us can learn from Paul’s experience and advice; that he makes it a fun read is a terrific bonus.
— Marshall Goldsmith author or editor of 34 books including the New York Times and global bestseller What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
Paul Renaud didn’t invent Networking, and by his own admission it has not always been easy, but A Networking Book is one hell of a user’s guide. Experienced networkers will find new ideas in many places, while the new or aspiring networker will find an excellent A-Z networking book that covers all the bases with just enough inspiration to keep you moving.
— Paul Garrison, Founder of the Garrison Group and Visiting Professor at Dartmouth Tuck School of Business
A Networking Book covers Paul Renaud’s simple yet effective approach to networking. It’s applicable for existing or aspiring entrepreneurs. Its approach lies not only in its simplicity, but in its unique methods of delivering results.
— Marius Ghenea, Serial Entrepreneur and Business-angel
Paul Renaud breaks down the barrier to networking’s success, while taking the mystery and fear out of simply asking others for suggestions to boost your career.
— Tim McChesney, Founder & Managing Director, Innuvia Partners
Read A Networking book and understand the difference between ‘I have to join a network’ versus ‘I want to join a network’. Paul Renaud makes it easy, compelling and fun. This is the go-to book if networking is the next skill you need to acquire.
— Les Nemethy, CEO and Founder of Euro-Phoenix Financial Advisors Ltd. and author of Business Exit Planning, published by John Wiley & Sons
Whether you are a master networker, a novice, or simply want to sharpen your skills in this often overlooked but important area, Paul’s book is loaded with nuggets of wisdom and lots of common sense. Renaud is the networker’s networker and his many examples show how to break the ice, engage effectively and follow up productively. A must read!
— Joseph A. Doucet, Stanley A. Milner Professor and Dean, Alberta School of Business
With most of my time spent speaking on Relationship Building and Loyalty, Paul is a case study in effective networking and creating a ‘networking experience’. Paul pinpoints the key elements for success in networking and cultivating relationships that lead to business success.
— Michael Ruckman, President & CEO, Senteo Incorporated
Paul combined in one book his wide experience in using networking skills to succeed in life and business. A great compendium, with excellent real life examples… he talks the talk and walks the walk.
— Bob Latham, former CEO and owner operator, Orquidea del Sur, Nicaragua
Networking is in your best interests and Paul knows what he’s talking about. It’s out there for anyone’s benefit. Read this book and then immediately get out of your chair and get out there! Make yourself visible and available to opportunities.
— Sotiris Chatzidakis, Executive Vice President, CEO Clubs International – SEE
Paul Renaud is a rare breed. He’s someone who truly walks the walk. In his book he shares his rich experience that spans multiple continents and three decades of workplace know-how. Paul uses humor, specific examples and true-to-life scenarios to help you lock in the learning. A Networking Book will be your go-to reference whenever you need to muster the focus to make your networking efforts pay off.
— Deb Hooker, B.A. B.Ed, PCC, Managing Director, Lead-On Coaching
There is simply no better networker I know. He’s effective, his examples work and he’s always willing to network for someone who needs help. Paul’s passion, character and kindness come across loud and clear in A Networking Book. Reading it is an investment in you!
— Al Kamara, Founder & Business Development Director at Wave Division
Paul Renaud is a superb expert, coach and peak performer. A Networking Book teaches you to explore and grow, by meeting new people who share ideas and concepts about business and jobs. Paul’s book provides great insights on how to capitalize through networking to bring top results.
— Elizabeth McElroy, Global Marketer
A Networking Book makes you an effective networker because it teaches that networking can be fun. Paul Renaud, through personal experiences, delivers the notion that networking is natural and not only for business purposes. Paul’s book highlights a’ ‘want to do’ attitude versus a ‘need to do’ obligation. A true inspiration.
— Dragos Roua, Serial online entrepreneur, author, blogger, runner and tanguero
Networking is likely the most important thing you’ll ever do to increase your bottom line. The process is sometimes not given it’s just due in academic circles. Paul Renaud both gets it and makes it easy. A must-read for any aspiring businessperson.
— Paul Howard, Entrepreneur and Rock and Roll Band Promoter
A really inspiring book. Paul managed to create a 360 degree view over networking by keeping it simple and adding a lot of humor from real life examples.
— Sorin Ionescu, VP and International Business Director at eMAG
WHY A NETWORKING BOOK
More than a book of mighty ideas, it’s a book of action! Find out what it takes to become an effective networker by understanding its basic truths and applying the rules to your personal advantage.