network relationships

3 Mantras + 3 Small Moves for Advancing Networks

Author: Curtis Ogden | Source: interaction Institute


Net work with its many relationships can be complex and messy. At the same time, there is simultaneously something profoundly intuitive, grounding and humanizing about the web of relationships we work in. Sometimes we can overthink it as opposed to easing our way into making “critical network connections”. Here are a few mantras and small moves to help network leaders build new connections.

Key ideas

    3 Mantras:

  1. Connection changes what is connected
  2. Do what you do best and connect to the rest
  3. Your generosity is more important than your perfection
    3 Moves:

  1. Make connections
  2. Make offers
  3. Make requests
  4. Use a “Network Marketplace” meeting practice


Ogden, Curtis. 3 Mantras + 3 Small Moves for Advancing Networks. Blog Post. December 4, 2017.

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