This is my 6-page summary of Keith Ferrazzi's influencial book on networking - Never Eat Alone.
Some people think that "networking" just like "politics" is a dirty word. Neither really is. Especially networking, if you look at it the right way and practice it correctly. Keith talks about networking=generosity=career karma. If you help others achieve success and share your Rolodex treasures, you in turn will achieve success in everything you do. Oh, and build your network before you need it, it isn't a short-term process, it is a life philosophy. Keith shares his experiences, his failures and successes, and gives a ton of actionable tips.