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An introvert can’t go networking, can they?

On May 22, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

  A common misconception is that only extroverts can go networking as their outgoing personality and ability to talk to anyone is ideal for a networking group. Why would an introvert, by definition a shy reticent person, want to put themselves in an environment where they are encouraged to chat to strangers and to be […]

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LinkedIn updates T’s and C’s but is it good or bad news?

On May 16, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn have recently issued a preview of its new terms and conditions that come into effect on the 7 June 2017. There has been much press, speculation and downright scaremongering about this over the last couple of weeks so I wanted to lay out what we know and what we could guess at. LinkedIn has […]

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LinkedIn founder says most users are doing it wrong!

On May 11, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Interestingly Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, said last week that most users are doing LinkedIn wrong by connecting to everyone! He said … “LinkedIn is a closed network, and for a very simple reason: For the network to have value as an introduction tool, the connections need to have meaning. It’s up to you […]

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London is the most connected city as LinkedIn breaks half a billion users.

On May 9, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

In the last two weeks LinkedIn announced that it has broken half a billion users, up from its previous stated 468 million in October last year. That means more than 1 million more users per week hence more than two new users per second still joining the biggest business social network, and there is no […]

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