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Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy

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  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy Presented by Karen H. Greenwald, M.Ed. Karen H. Greenwald. 2009 All Rights Reserved 1 M.Ed.
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • At the end of this program, you will: – Know What A Social Network Is And Its Purpose – List 3 characteristics of social capital – Identify how 5 level of “needs” impact social networking activities – Discuss how to use social networks online and face to face to research career opportunities Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 2
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • A social structure • Made of individuals or organizations CLEAN ENERGY • Tied together by mutual YOU HEALTHCARE ARE – Interests HERE! – Values EDUCATION – Visions – Ideas – Financial exchange EMPLOYMENT – Friendship – Kinship Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network – (Dis) Likes Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 3
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy Social networks consist of building RELATIONSHIPS • Sustainable & repeatable interactions • Meaningful for both individuals • Social Networks are complex • Each have their own characteristics • Each network operate on a variety of levels • PLAY CRITICAL ROLE HOW PROBLEMS ARE SOLVED • Social Network Building is a SKILL Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 4
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy A Social Network is a MAP • Shows all mutual & relevant ties between Yourself & Others • Encompass interacting, socializing, problem-solving around: – Career building activities – Formal learning (academic) – Informal learning (workshops) – Research new careers / opportunities – Reeducation Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network – Mentoring, etc. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 5
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy The POWER of SOCIAL NETWORKS • Involve love, belonging, self-esteem, self-actualization • N = Nurture • E = Equilibrium (balance), Equity (social capital), Engage, Educate • T = Tie-In and Transplant Abilities • W = Work with • O = Others • R = Relationship, Respect & Reciprocity • C = Cohesion, Connection, Cultivate, Collaborate, Civility • K = Knowledge • S = Skills & Solutions Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 6
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • SOCIAL NETWORKS BUILD ON HUMAN NEEDS Builds Upon A Hierarchy of Needs Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow_hierarchy_of_needs Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 7
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • 2 TYPES OF NETWORKS: • OPEN NETWORKS OFFER GREATER OPPORTUNITIES THAT: • Introduce new ideas and opportunities to network members. • Provide individuals with connections to other social worlds offer a wider range of information. • Engage individuals as brokers within their social networks by bridging two networks that are not directly linked. • Introduce individuals to change agents and opinion leaders who often play major roles in spurring the adoption of innovations, and other social networks that lead you to your hierarchy of needs. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 8
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • CLOSED NETWORK - What is a closed network and redundant ties? • THEY ARE SMALLER, TIGHTER BOUNDED NETWORKS • The type a social network helps determine a network's usefulness to its individuals. Smaller, tighter networks can be less useful to their members than networks with lots of loose connections to individuals outside the main network. • In other words, a group of friends who only do things with each other already share the same knowledge and opportunities than closed networks with redundant ties Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 9
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy SOCIAL CAPITAL = The Value YOU bring to the party Social capital is a system of – Inputs: • What you bring to the party – Contributions to an individual or group social structure AROUND A PERSON, PLACE OR THING • That which you value as an individual and group member • How you value yourself as a person & how others perceive you • The value you bring to a person place or thing. – Environmental Factors • The totality of surrounding conditions • The area in which something exists or lives • connections and engagement with others about a purposed action, meaningful, mutual cause of action, problem solving activity – Output: • Results, Yield, Impact, on a Particular person, place, event, or thing. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 10
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • VENTURE CAPITAL Satisfy Our: • LEVEL 1: Physiological Needs • Security of • LEVEL 2: Safety Needs • Food Body • Water • Employment • Air • Resources • Shelter • Of family • Water • Health Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. • Safety • Prosperity 2009 All Rights Reserved 11
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • SOCIAL NETWORKS BUILD ON HUMAN NEEDS What level of need is social networking? Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 12
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • Dwindling Resources (Jobs) – Increase Competition (Jobs) – Employers Add More Job Skills & “Must Have” Requirements – Employees Hold Fast – Job Seekers feel left out in the cold to fend for themselves. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 13
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy Durable Triangle and Roles People Act Out in Daily Life Persevere EMPLOY LIMITS Reach Out to Keep / Observe Rules of Civility, Politeness, Dignity Vulnerable EXPLAINATION: People and groups that operate with flexible thoughts/feelings (creativity), have open agendas, build trust, engage others with dignity, patience, integrity, respect, deference, reciprocity will come away with a positive social network experience. Source: http://www.ta-tutor.com/!durtri/xduallp.htm Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 14
  • • SOCIAL NETWORKING ETIQUETTE EXPLAINATION Refer to http://kgreenwald.blogspot.co m/2009/03/social-networking- etiquette-recently.html Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 15
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy INQUIRE ABOUT NEW CAREER Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 16
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy ASK A QUESTION ABOUT JOB RELATED SITUATIONS Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 17
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy SEEKING COMPANY INFORMATION FOR INTERVIEW Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 18
  • ASK HOW TO GET RECONNECTED TO INDUSTRY OR WITH PEOPLE YOU USED TO WORK WITH Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 19
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Own your Personal POWER, employ empathy, clarity, and value for YOUR strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and strengths as you engage with others. Value the other person’s point of view as well. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 20
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy BUILD BRIDGES BUILD BRIDGES THROUGH ACCEPTANCE OF SELF & OTHERS • Help others feel comfortable around you (i.e., vulnerable) & new social situation. • People tend to change and obtain perspectives and look for new options, choices, and solutions. When you move about freely, you can easily generate many new ideas and a supportive atmosphere. When you maintain this balance of movement you maximize equality of mutual value, and cooperation. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 21
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION SYLE TO OTHERS • Build alliances by adapting to other’s communication styles. Everyone has a favorite well-developed style of communication learned and fine-tuned in adulthood. Adapting to the other person’s style help you: • Build a baseline of interaction upon which you can build interpersonal and professional engagements, with confidence • Experience future success when meeting this person again • self. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 22
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy HOW YOU CAN ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION SYLE TO OTHERS Practice adapting yourself to the other person’s tone, cadence, thought processes as skill and it will evoke your personal empathy, as well as development judgment and communication timing. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 23
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy HOW YOU CAN ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION SYLE TO OTHERS Engage in active listening – rephrase what you heard so the other person knows that you are truly listening. This builds trust and a positive social network experience. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 24
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy INDIVIDUALS AS SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATORS OPERATE FROM A PSYCHOLOGICALLY AND EMOTIONALLY COOPERATIVE FUNCTIONAL POWER POSITION WITH LIMITS FUNCTIONAL POWER is “I-YOU-WE” oriented. People are team players, work for mutual benefit over long run; Have & share their perspective and a well developed sense of “give-and-take” about working with others. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 25
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONAL DURABLE & REPEATABLE RULES FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 1. BE PATIENT & WAIT YOUR TURN 2. ENGAGE OTHERS & SHARE MUTUAL INTERESTS AROUND A PERSON PLACE OR THING 3. LISTEN CAREFULLY TO WHAT IS AND IS NOT SAID 4. ASK PEOPLE ENOUGH QUESTIONS TO CLARIFY WHAT YOU HEARD IS ACCURATE 5. DO NOT TAKE WHAT IS SAID PERSONALLY 6. NETWORK BUILDING TAKE TIME (some times quickly or slowly) 7. WORK WITH OTHERS Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. IN SEVERAL SHORT SESSIONS (PERSEVERE) 2009 All Rights Reserved 26
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy • Follow the Money – What is HOT in the economy? • Eldercare • Renewable Energy • Stimulus Monies • Volunteer in areas of interest • Garbage in oceans • Global warming • Pandemic study – Social networks can help you do this. – Social networks require social capital – Social capital does not equate venture capital. Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 27
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy Where to go from here . . . • Go to LinkedIn.com • Setup a profile • Go through the tutorial http://learn.linkedin.com/what-is-linkedin/ • Review the Videos • Get started networking Karen H. Greenwald. M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 28
  • Build Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks in a Downed Economy THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING TODAY’S SESSION • Building Sustainable & Repeatable Social Networks In A Downed Economy • Presenter: KAREN GREENWALD, M.Ed. • Email: KAREN.GREENWALD@YAHOO.COM • LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/khgreenwald • Blog http://kgreenwald.blogspot.com Karen H Greenwald M.Ed. 2009 All Rights Reserved 29