Instant Skills: Learn the CCMM Personal Networking Method in 90 Minutes! (Certificate Course)

Davis Jones, Co-founder of Eazl

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25 Videos (1h 18m)
    • Instant Skills: Learn the CCMM Personal Networking Method in 90 Minutes! (Course Trailer)

    • Section 1: Introducing CCMM: Your Framework for Professional Networking

    • Section 1: The Secret to Human-centered Networking

    • Section 2: Introducing the Three Ways of Building Connections

    • Section 2: What Does a Social Network Look Like?

    • Section 2: SideBYSide: Proactive Networking on LinkedIn + Han Jin’s Story

    • Section 2: Referral Networking and the Small World Theorem

    • Section 2: Inbound Networking: Let’s Plan a Meetup

    • Section 2: Nick’s Case Study: Building Connections with Your Community

    • Section 3: Introducing the Fundamentals of Intro Chats

    • Section 3: The PIG Method: Intro Chats in Professional Networking

    • Section 3: Let’s Craft Your “8 Second Career Elevator Pitch”

    • Section 3: SideBYSide: 4 Technologies to Help Manage New Connections

    • Section 3: Examples of Three Kinds of Informal Chats

    • Section 3: Nick’s Case Study: The Power of Active Listening on the Chat

    • Section 4: The Fundamentals of Building Trust in a New Relationship

    • Section 4: Two Ways to Develop New Professional Connections

    • Section 4: Let’s Use the NITS Method to Prepare for a First Meeting

    • Section 4: Case Study: Nick and the Entrepreneurship Day

    • Section 5: The River of Connections: From One to Many Others

    • Section 5: The Ethics of Mushrooming: The Investor and the Alderman

    • Section 5: Listen for the Spores: The Fundamentals of Mushrooming

    • Section 5: Digital Mushrooming: Prospecting, Buffer, WDYK, and Connection Magnets

    • Section 5: Case Study on Mushrooming: From Nick to Thomas

    • Section 5: Let's Wrap and Get You Your Certificate


About This Class


Learn the CCMM Professional Networking Strategy in Less than 90 Minutes

  • Develop connections with professionals who can make a difference in your career
  • Converse with new connections to determine alignment (or lack thereof)
  • Craft approaches to developing new relationships with well-aligned people
  • Expand your professional network through 2nd degree connections

There are no prerequisites to participating in this course. Participants who are capable of using LinkedIn® will realize additional benefits from some hands-on lectures that make use of the professional social network.

Perfect for Early or Mid-career Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and Freelancers

Though this course can be applied across function, level of seniority, and geography, some audiences that will align well with Eazl’s CCMM approach to professional networking are:

  • Early-career professionals who are on the job hunt or looking to define a career path
  • Mid-career professionals who are looking to make career changes or move to a more senior position in their industry or within large enterprises
  • Entrepreneurs interested in building relationships with industry leaders, financiers, groups of users, and peers in their industry
  • Freelancers interested in finding professionals that compliment their skillset, leads or clients, or collaborators

If you want to learn how to build a valuable professional network, then this course is for you. Eazl's CCMM Professional Networking Strategy introduces you to a systematic approach to professional networking in the modern, digital world. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop connections, qualify new connections before investing additional time and energy, steer new relationships in the earliest days, and expand your network by using a 2nd-degree networking strategy. You’ll learn how to do it fast and with Eazl’s innovative, fun, visual online course format that’s both engaging and informative.

In this course, you will:

  • Take a human-centered approach to professional networking that allows you to be authentic as you develop relationships
  • Source new connections with inbound, referral, and proactive networking strategies
  • Plan offline meetups as a way of positioning yourself as a thought leader
  • Qualify new connections by using short conversations to determine alignment
  • Meet new professional connections for the first time (either in-person or virtually)
  • Expand your professional network fast through the practice of mushrooming

This course is also chock full of activities that allow you to practice what you’re learning. Work with me over 3 exercises to craft your 8-second career pitch, use helpful technologies to automate and communicate with your network at scale, and develop a strategy for working with a new professional connection for the first time.

Why is Professional Networking a Useful Skill?

Learning  professional networking  can benefit you professionally as you gain access to well-aligned professionals and develop relationships that can generate professional opportunities, revenue, and connections to other professionals.  It is a skill that people working inside larger companies and on their own can use to and boost your career prospects.

Why Learn with Eazl?

Learning authentic, human-centered professional networking can be challenging and complex. To navigate this maze, you need a course that offers a systematic approach, training on the use of modern digital tools, and real examples that enable you to see these skills in practice.

Your instructor, Davis Jones, is a former Fortune 500 recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area and an award-winning online instructor. He has experience applying this system in corporate, freelancer, and entrepreneurial environments. He’s taught career management and professional networking for over 5 years to more than 100,000 students.

In addition to Davis’ instruction, you’ll likely enjoy Eazl’s unique production style that blends animation, on-screen visual reinforcements, and real-world examples.

By the end of the course, you will be able to confidently apply the CCMM approach to human-centered professional networking and qualify for a verifiable certificate should you wish to demonstrate your work to clients or employers.

Join me on this adventure today! We’ll see you inside the course.


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Davis Jones

Co-founder of Eazl

Davis Jones is the co-founder of Eazl, the content team that has created of two of the bestselling online business courses of all time. Today, Eazl is a community of more than 120,000 smart, engaged learners worldwide.

Prior to starting Eazl, Mr. Jones was a professional recruiter (or "headhunter") with Robert Half International, the publicly-traded recruiting and staffing firm with ~$5.4 billion in annual revenues that operates in countries around the globe. Mr. Jones worked in the...

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