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  • Rmsla Social Networking Pppt Mar 14 07

    1. 1. Social Capital Management Software – Key Asset in Your Resilient Career SLA Rocky Mountain Chapter March 14, 2007 Kim Dority, G. K. Dority & Associates, Inc. [email_address] www.rethinkinginformationwork.com Christian Gray, Safari Books Online [email_address]
    2. 2. The Resilient Career – - Agile - Opportunistic - Sustainable
    3. 3. Your guide for the evening will be the famous and ever-popular Christian Gray… aka, the Guy Who Actually Knows Something About Social Networking! -- Kim
    4. 4. BIG PICTURE Personal Information Convergence Reunion & Alumni Social Network Contact Manager People Search Match Makers Industry Association Gov. Records
    5. 5. BIG PICTURE Example of social network diagram Cindy Christian 1 st Degree 2 nd Degree 3 rd Degree Mike Wanda Scott Kim
    6. 6. You have to sing every day to work up to being, you know, amazingly brilliant. – Mick Jagger <ul><li>Start building… </li></ul><ul><li>… visibility </li></ul>
    7. 7. Knowledge is information that changes something or somebody – either by becoming grounds for action, or by making an individual (or an institution) capable of different or more effective action. – Peter F. Drucker <ul><li>Start building… </li></ul><ul><li>… your portfolio </li></ul>
    8. 8. Only connect. – E. M. Forster <ul><li>Start building… </li></ul><ul><li> … your community of colleagues </li></ul>
    9. 9. Use social software to build: - Visibility - Portfolio - Community of Colleagues
    10. 10. Hell is where you just drift – heaven is where you get to steer. – George Bernard Shaw <ul><li>Take charge of your agenda… </li></ul><ul><li>… multi-purpose your jobs, projects or assignments </li></ul>
    11. 11. To venture causes anxiety. Not to venture is to lose oneself. – Søren Kierkegaard <ul><li>Start exploring… </li></ul><ul><li>… your professional options </li></ul>
    12. 12. “ You” is a very fluid concept right now…. – Hitch <ul><li>Consider the many, many ways </li></ul><ul><li> to use LIS skills… </li></ul>
    13. 13. Use social software to: - Multi-purpose your projects - Explore your profession - Find ways to use an LIS degree
    14. 14. You’re not the boss of me! – Every two-year-old in the known universe <ul><li>And consider yet another way to </li></ul><ul><li>use your LIS skills… </li></ul>
    15. 15. Use social software to: - Go independent
    16. 16. All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. – Henry Miller <ul><li>Start exploring… </li></ul><ul><li>… your boundaries </li></ul>
    17. 17. Everything I know I learned bodysurfing in Southern California. -- Kim Dority <ul><li>Anticipate </li></ul><ul><li>Position for opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Paddle like crazy </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the ride, but know it will end </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t take the sand in your suit personally </li></ul><ul><li>Know that a new wave is always on the way </li></ul>
    18. 18. Putting This in Play…. <ul><li>Write up a one-page Linkedin plan – finish in 3 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Build/improve your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Request endorsements </li></ul><ul><li>Search “just for fun” & some serious surfing </li></ul><ul><li>Invite others to join – the network effect </li></ul>
    19. 19. Resources: Learn More <ul><li>The Virtual Handshake by David Teten & Scott Allen, www.thevirtualhandshake.com </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Kawasaki, http://blog.guykawasaki.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Wikipedia.com , search social network </li></ul>
    20. 20. Freedom is actually a much bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash. – Harriet Rubin SLA Rocky Mountain Chapter March 14, 2007 Kim Dority, G. K. Dority & Associates, Inc. [email_address] Christian Gray, Safari Books Online [email_address]