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In an era that reveres networking, when Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter are the new town squares and the number of your online friends and followers is your social currency, few issues are more vital than likability. Connections guru Michelle Tillis Lederman provides 11 sensible laws to enhance your likability. Her rules are elementary and predictable, though she leaves out the most obvious and all-encompassing one: be nice. getAbstract warmly recommends her rules to those who need help socializing. If you are socially out of touch, no matter how skilled you are in the library, in the lab or at the laptop, Lederman’s book will help you connect.

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  • How to put the “11 Laws of Likability” to work to become more likable.
 

About the Author

Michelle Tillis Lederman, an adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, is CEO of Executive Essentials, a company that delivers leadership programs to organizations. She is a faculty member of the American Management Association.

 

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Don’t Network, Connect
Networking need not be a strategic, artificial, mechanistic, goal-oriented exercise you dread or that deadens your soul. Some experts claim that to be a successful networker, you must attend a certain number of social or business functions, meet just so many people...

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    Teri Bernstein 2 years ago
    I have always found that no matter what the relationship is listening plays the biggest part in communication. To hear each others thoughts helps you to build stronger feelings of respect and understanding. It is important to be kind to yourself and to others and to be yourself (your real self)
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    Maria Silva 2 years ago
    in every relationship you need to be a good listener, be patient always give your positive thoughts. have a different way of approach, be kind, be humble most important be yourself not to be afraid of an opinion accept criticism
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    Tristan Decker 4 years ago
    It's an excellent summary. Keeping those things and mind an being reminded of some that get forgotten way too easily.
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    Reynaldo Arturo Suazo Zepeda 5 years ago
    It is a good information, and a reminder on some common sense rules of how to be likable. Not likely to change attitudes though if a person is currently not likeable, so the summary learning objective "How to put the “11 Laws of Likability” to work to become more likable", sounds ficitious to me in the end.
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    jacqueline cisneros 5 years ago
    This is a great piece. The information presented is very practical and I plan to put into play immediately!
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    Juancarlos Galeano 6 years ago
    outstanding work

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