'Tis the Season for Holiday Networking – And Here's Your Guide

During the hustle and bustle, let’s not forget that we are first and foremost in the people business.  Now is a perfect time of year to building the connection we have with the people in our worlds.  Keith Ferrazzi, the world’s foremost expert in relationship development and author of Never Eat Alone, recently posted a list of helpful holidy tips for growing your relationships this time of year, and I wanted to share with you:

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Networking – And Here’s Your Guide

Posted on December 2nd, 2010 by Keith Ferrazzi

I compiled links to my favorite content on the web (some mine, some from other great experts) to help you get primed and ready to navigate this time of year. No month is as rich with opportunities and permission to deepen the relationships around you – hope these links help you take advantage of it. Enjoy!

Holiday Etiquette and Business Entertainment:

  • Keith’s Soup-to-Nuts Holiday Party Guide
  • Some Great Ideas on How (and How Much) to Party with Your Boss
  • Tools and Tips: How to Work a Cocktail Party
  • How to Party Hardy, Alcohol Free
  • Five Steps to a Holiday Party That Will Put YOU on the Map
  • Double Your Network (And Your Fun) with a Co-Host
  • Business Entertaining for the Frugal Entrepreneur
  • Dos and Don’ts for Both Hosts and Guests
  • Holiday Job-Hunting Tips

Gift Giving:

  • Chris Brogan’s Holiday Book Ideas from 2009 Are Still Great Gifts
  • Managers – Recognize Your Employees During the Holidays
  • Twelve Gifts for Cash-Strapped, Recession-Weary Workplaces
  • Top Ten Holiday Gifts for the Unemployed
  • How to Choose a Holiday Gift for Your Staff
  • Friends of Tech Lovers – Look No Further
  • For the Person that has Everything – Custom Gifts
  • What’s on the Wishlist of your Favorite Entrepreneur?
  • A Guide to Savvy Gift Buying

Holiday Stress/Time Management:

  • Skip the Stress with Holiday Savings Strategies
  • Don’t Become a Victim of Wrap Rage
  • 15 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

Gotta great holiday-networking link to share?