Real Views: Take the direct route

Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a personal recommendation.

18th May, 2013
Olivier de Lavalette is regional vice-president for Ireland, Regus.

The importance of networking is accepted by most people. Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a personal recommendation. We know the power of word of mouth.

Today, when a rumour or chance remark can make its way round the world in seconds, you might think that social media would have enhanced that power.

Does it really matter how many Twitter followers you...

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