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Want to know the secret to success in 2014? It's about building your thought leadership through social networking, social media and book publishing. For the last 20 years I have helped company leaders at American Express, Disney, Motorola, UBS, Hewitt, Accenture, Mercer and many fast-growth entrepreneurial companies develop successful networks and write books that make a difference in the world.

Here is an overview of what I can help you and your organization achieve in 2014. I look forward to helping you figure out your unique set of marketing and sales tools that will help you become the leader in your field Once you have had the chance to look through this powerpoint, please feel free to go to and contact me or reach out through email at or just pick up the phone and call me at 312-560-0982. I always am happy to talk with you to see if there is indeed a fit and, if not, I'm happy still to give you thoughts on who might be able to be of support. Have a great year! Melissa

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  1. 1. 2014! It’s time …. To color your network
  2. 2. It’s time …. to light it up!
  3. 3. To build better business faster And to….
  4. 4. Make your net WORK!
  5. 5. Numerous barricades …. …. Are stopping you
  6. 6. The internet has Top Future Internet Trends: 2020 created an extreme amount of noise.
  7. 7. The challenge How to collaborate - to find and create customers in the Internet era?
  8. 8. Top Future Internet Trends: 2020 Collaboration …. will drive trade and demand will be driven by entrepreneurs who know how to collaborate.
  9. 9. You will seek to find your best connections.
  10. 10. You will seek them everywhere!
  11. 11. But you will need to look beyond traditional networking
  12. 12. Where your needs fall on deaf ears
  13. 13. Elevator (speech) not working I say, my 30 seconds is not up yet
  14. 14. Plenty of results found for business cards like this No referrals
  15. 15. Too many friends? Networking is not the problem
  16. 16. The problem is making your ‘net’ work
  17. 17. Connections! It’s not how many
  18. 18. It’s which one
  19. 19. Right connection
  20. 20. Right connection
  21. 21. Right connection
  22. 22. Which connections will work?
  23. 23. Rate your primary connections Bad . . . . . To . . . . . Great!
  24. 24. Do they tick all these 10 boxes?
  25. 25. 1. Have a wide variety of connections
  26. 26. 2. Are observant of people and environment
  27. 27. 3. Have a talent for staying in touch
  28. 28. 4. Are outwardly focused
  29. 29. 5. Are sensitive to other’s needs
  30. 30. 6. Have access to different information
  31. 31. FRED STEIN Children Reading Newspaper, Paris 1936 7. Have a natural talent for helping
  32. 32. 8. Are focused on diversity Image Credit -
  33. 33. 9. Are spiritually, intellectually and emotionally balanced
  34. 34. 10. Are influencers to a broad base
  35. 35. How many great primary connections did you find?
  36. 36. Not enough?
  37. 37. Want more great primary connections?
  38. 38. Augmenting art with science Developing your network to find great connections is both an art and a science
  39. 39. Build trust?
  40. 40. Nurture meaningful connections
  41. 41. Collaborate And grow mutually beneficial relationships to achieve expansive goals even faster?
  42. 42. Dunbar’s Number Science says connections maximum Photo Credit: Leona.
  43. 43. So near yet so far Impossible to FULLY engaged with your network How do you find the hidden connections that matter the most?
  44. 44. How to find your top primary connections that matter?
  45. 45. And mushroom your world ….of business connections in weeks and not months.
  46. 46. Cut your marketing and sales costs by upwards of 50%.
  47. 47. Increase favorable introductions
  48. 48. “It works!”
  49. 49. Just Some of Our Clients Yale University
  50. 50. licensed for use through respected businesses and schools Yale University
  51. 51. Frank Hone Executive Vice President Global Business Group “WOW - the power of Networlding is extraordinary! From virtually the moment I signed on, my world of innovative and connections has mushroomed. relevant business The chemical reaction created by like-minded people toward a common aim has immense potential to bring about market”. real change in the
  52. 52. Brian Zanghi CEO at Kadient Ex-CEO at SPSS (an IBM Company) “In the increasing competitive technology market where senior executives have risk in spending resources to solve business problems, the value of Networlding is even more essential to success than ever before. At the much more at end of the day, executives will buy from strategic partners they can trust and who have the confidence of others and a record success. This to me power of networlding relationships is the - relying on to introduce you to others who have similar business problems and can enjoy and share in the success you have delivered before. engaging with SPSS.” Thank you for
  53. 53. Me - Melissa G Wilson CEO Networlding Networlding has been around offically since I coauthored my seventh book called Networlding. “ This book was co-authored with the first CMo of Motorola, Jocelyn Carter Miller. giving Networlding away to YOU. Just sign up for the Networlding newsletter ( and grab your free Networlding Guidebook and Tips eBooks ! Gift the Now, 14 years later I am books to your favorite charity. Use them for your company. Put the seven steps into action and change the WORLD!
  54. 54. 2014 and Publishing For my fourth year in a row I’ll be working with 10 thought leaders a year who want to become authors. Grab a copy of Lead Me to Success in Publishing / and my Monthly newsletter where I share my best strategies and tactics for success in writing and publishing books and eBooks.
  55. 55. Thousands have benefitted Image Credit -
  56. 56. Master the art and science of connecting And now . . . Get your book written and out in the world to Make a Difference! CHECK For more information contact: Tel: 312-560-0982 Sign up at: Get the free eBooks!