The Introvert’s Edge to Networking

Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections

by Matthew Pollard, Derek Lewis, Jamie Jackson, Matthew Pollard, Jeb Blount

On Sale: 01/19/2021

Price: $20.99

Format: Downloadable audio file

Book Summary

For introverts, one of the most intimidating skills they need to develop in order be successful in business and life is networking. Matthew Pollard, the leading expert on introversion and business growth, shares how introverts can actually turn their perceived weakness into a competitive edge.

About the Book

Includes an audiobook-exclusive bonus track. "The 10 Unbreakable Rules of Networking"

Finally – A Networking Book for Introverts!

The sequel to Pollard’s international bestseller The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone, selected by Book Authority as the #2 “Best Introvert Book of All Time” and listed by HubSpot as one of the “Most Highly-Rated Sales Books of All Time.”

Introverts across the world have been sold a lie: One of the biggest myths that plagues the business world today is that our ability to network depends on having the “gift-of-gab.” This is nonsense. You don’t have to be outgoing to be successful at networking. You don’t have to become a relentless self-promoter. In fact, you don’t have to act like an extrovert at all.

The truth is, introverts make the best networkers . . . when armed with a plan that lets them be their authentic selves.

Matthew Pollard, an introvert himself, draws on over a decade of research and real-world examples to provide an actionable blueprint for introverted networking.

In this paradigm-shifting book, you’ll discover how to:

  • Overcome your fear and discomfort when networking
  • Turn networking into a repeatable system
  • Leverage your innate introverted strengths
  • Target and connect with top influencers
  • Leverage the power of virtual and social networking

Whether you’re a small business owner struggling to make a living or a professional who’s hit a career plateau, The Introvert’s Edge to Networking is your path to a higher income and a rolodex of powerful connections.


'Matthew masterfully confronts the stigma aroundthe so-called extroverted arena of networking,demonstrating that introverts have exactly what ittakes to outshine everyone else in the room.'--DEREK LIDOW, Chair of theEntrepreneurship Faculty at Princeton University

'Matthew shows introverts how to turn networkingfrom dreadful and pointless to profitable andvaluable. Best of all, I have personally experiencedhow Matthew lives out the words in this book.I can say wholeheartedly that if you practice whatthis book teaches, you will grow and serveothers like never before.'--TOM ZIGLAR, CEO of Ziglar, Inc.

'If you find networking a dreadful, butnecessary, chore, Matthew will provideyou with useful strategies and language tomake the process much more accessible.'--NANCY ANCOWITZ,author of Self-Promotion for Introverts

'Matthew's guidance takes the concept offramework and standardization to the next level,offering a meaningful strategy that works in anyroom, for any introverted business professional.'--DR. IVAN MISNER, founder of BNIand New York Times bestselling author

'A proven approach written by someone who'sactually done it. If you're looking for an actionableguide to genuine and effective networking, this is it.'--NEIL PATEL, Wall Street Journal top influencer

'A must for any professional. Matthewshows you how to develop relationshipsthat will change your life!'--TOM DEKLE, VP at IBM and AA-ISP LifetimeAchievement recipient

'For introverts who shudder at the ideaof working a room, this refreshing guideis a long-awaited answer.'--MARSHALL GOLDSMITH,Thinkers50 Hall of Fame Inductee

'Sage advice for all entrepreneurs!'--MICHAEL E. GERBER, creator ofThe New York Times bestselling E-Myth books

'If you have an exceptional offering,yet no one 'gets it,' Pollard's book is for you.'--MIKE MICHALOWICZ, author of Profit First

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781400216703
  • ISBN 10: 1400216702
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Leadership
  • On Sale: 01/19/2021
  • List Price: $20.99
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
  • Publication Date: 01/19/2021
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & Selling / General
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & Selling / Management
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success