Encarta defines it in two ways:
- The act of linking computers so that they can share info or access a central hub;
- The process or practice of building up or maintaining informal relationships that can lead to job or business advantage.
Why don’t we say good things about good people whether it’s a direct benefit to us or not. Folks should know if Mike is a solid dude (or not). Recently, I told Frank that Mike was top shelf. Frank left the room only to return moments later. He said, “actually I know Mike – we had lunch last week and he said good things about you, too.” Now there is a network that exchanges even as it harvests. It was so easy and it meant so much.
This column was published on February 21, 2012 in the Current in Carmel, Current in Westfield, Current in Fishers and Current in Noblesville - http://youarecurrent.com/