Taking the Work Out of Networking

An Introvert's Guide to Making Connections That Count

Taking the Work Out of Networking

“For introverts who panic at the idea of networking, Wickre’s book is a deep, calming breath.” —Sophia Dembling, author of The Introvert’s Way Former Google executive, editorial director of Twitter, self-described introvert, and “the best-connected Silicon Valley figure you’ve never heard of” (Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal), offers networking advice for anyone who has ever canceled a coffee date due to social anxiety. Learn to nurture a vibrant circle of reliable contacts without leaving your comfort zone. Networking has garnered a reputation as a sort of necessary evil. Some people relish the opportunity to boldly work the room, introduce themselves to strangers, and find common career ground—but for many others, the experience is awkward, or even terrifying. The common networking advice for introverts are variations on the theme of overcoming or “fixing” their quiet tendencies. But Karen Wickre is a self-described introvert who has worked in Silicon Valley for thirty years. She shows you how to embrace your quiet nature and “make genuine connections that last, that we can nurture across the world for all kinds of purposes” (Chris Anderson, head of TED). Karen’s “embrace your quiet side” approach is for anyone who finds themselves shying away from traditional networking activities, or for those who would rather be curled up with a good book on a Friday night than out at a party. With compelling arguments and creative strategies, this “practical, easy-to-use” (Sree Sreenivasan, former chief digital officer of Columbia University) book is a perfect guide.

Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role

Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role

Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role, Third Edition illustrates the influence of clinical nurse leaders on care coordination, health promotion, and high-performance inter-professional care teams. The Third Edition will move beyond the 2007 American Association of Colleges of Nursing CNL White Paper and incorporate the CNL Competencies introduced in October 2013. This text presents a bold agenda for CNL practice, one that promotes value in the transformation of clinical care redesign. The Third Edition will cover the following: • Moving beyond the triple aim toward the quadruple aim • Increased emphasis on a new healthcare environment where CNLs practice • The clinical value compass for improving care • Care transitions and the CNL • Health policy engagement and advocacy • Population health and management • Inter-professional collaboration • Resource mindfulness • Project management tools, scope, design, and evaluation • Incorporating the 5Ps and models for improvement • Exemplars of CNL impacts across care settings • CNL certification, professional membership, and residency programs value • Vision for CNLs in 2020

The Introvert's Guide to the Workplace

Concrete Strategies for Bosses and Employees to Thrive and Succeed

The Introvert's Guide to the Workplace

Tap Into Your Natural Introvert Strengths in the Office with Actionable Tips and Advice Introverts make up one half of the population, and we’re hardwired to thrive—especially in the workplace! However, it’s not uncommon for introverts to feel out of place in the office, where it seems the only ones succeeding are outgoing personalities ready to toot their own horn. Thea Orozco busts that myth, showing how the workplace is truly a setting for introverts to succeed based on their innate skillset and natural introvert strengths. With topics ranging from overcoming phone phobia to developing an authentic leadership style, The Introvert's Guide to the Workplace guides introverts through thriving at work without having to shout—whether you are a boss, an employee, or a career person. Learn from actionable tips and practical advice, and surmount office challenges and let your introversion take the lead: Combat interview anxiety Make meaningful connections at networking events Be heard and noticed at meetings or on the stage Overcome imposter syndrome Become an effective leader with your introvert strengths And more! Including diverse expert interviews, The Introvert's Guide to the Workplace is every working introvert’s handbook and guide that they can refer to throughout their career for guidance on tricky or draining situations and motivation to enlist the power of their inner introvert to succeed.

Events Management

An Introduction

Events Management

Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This major new introductory textbook is the first to fully explore the multi-disciplinary nature of events management and to provide all the practical skills and professional knowledge students need to succeed in the events industry. The book covers every type of event studied on an Events Management course, including sports, music, the arts, corporate events, tourism, and the public and voluntary sectors. It introduces the key issues facing the contemporary events industry, from health, safety and risk management to sustainability to developing a market-oriented business, with every topic brought to life through case-studies, personal biographies and examples of best practice. Written by a team of authors with many years of industry experience, it introduces the practical skills required in every core area of events management, including marketing, finance, project management, strategy, operations, event design and human resources. A companion website for the book includes a dazzling array of additional features, including self-test questions, audio interviews with key industry figures, additional case-studies and PowerPoint slides for each chapter. Events Management: An Introduction is the essential course text for any events management program.

The Structure and Dynamics of Networks:

The Structure and Dynamics of Networks:

From the Internet to networks of friendship, disease transmission, and even terrorism, the concept--and the reality--of networks has come to pervade modern society. But what exactly is a network? What different types of networks are there? Why are they interesting, and what can they tell us? In recent years, scientists from a range of fields--including mathematics, physics, computer science, sociology, and biology--have been pursuing these questions and building a new "science of networks." This book brings together for the first time a set of seminal articles representing research from across these disciplines. It is an ideal sourcebook for the key research in this fast-growing field. The book is organized into four sections, each preceded by an editors' introduction summarizing its contents and general theme. The first section sets the stage by discussing some of the historical antecedents of contemporary research in the area. From there the book moves to the empirical side of the science of networks before turning to the foundational modeling ideas that have been the focus of much subsequent activity. The book closes by taking the reader to the cutting edge of network science--the relationship between network structure and system dynamics. From network robustness to the spread of disease, this section offers a potpourri of topics on this rapidly expanding frontier of the new science.

The Process of Network Security

Designing and Managing a Safe Network

The Process of Network Security

This wide-ranging, up-to-date, conversational guide to network security focuses on the most important success factors: process and mindset. Security expert Thomas Wadlow shows exactly what it means to be a successful network security manager within a large business organization. The book also presents five exceptionally detailed chapters on how to respond effectively to an attack--from forensics and log analysis to damage control.

Taking the Profit Out of Drug Trafficking

The Battle Against Money Laundering: Congressional Hearing

Taking the Profit Out of Drug Trafficking

Hearing held by the Subcommittee on Crime. Witnesses include: Vincent Bugliosi, Author, The Phoenix Solution; John J. Byrne, Senior Counsel and Compliance Manager, Regulatory and Trust Affairs Section, Governmental Division, American Bankers Association; Brendan T. Hewson, Senior Vice President, NationsBank; Raymond W. Kelly, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Charles S. Saphos, Partner, Fila and Saphos; Mary Lee Warren, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice; and Michael F. Zeldin, Partner, Price Waterhouse.

Annual Review of Network Management and Security

Annual Review of Network Management and Security

A thorough, detailed look into the world of the telecommunications, the internet, and information industries and their relation to networks and security, global specialists have come together in this volume to reveal their ideas on related topics. This reference includes notable discussions on the design of telecommunications networks, information management, network inventory, security policy and quality, and internet tomography and statistics.

Global Action Networks

Creating Our Future Together

Global Action Networks

The world's governments are overwhelmed with climate change, war and unrest, the global financial crisis and poverty but there is a promising invention in Global Action Networks (GANs). GANs mobilize resources, bridge divides and promote the long-term deep change and innovation work that is needed to address the global challenges.