These Are The Most Valuable People In Your Network

Common sense might suggest that the most valuable relationships in your network are the people you have the most distinct connections to—your “strong ties.” They’re the folks you’ve worked with closely, share an industry with, known for a long time, or enjoy a mutual trust with.

But if you think creatively, you could see how it might be that your “weak ties,” or those you used to consider strong ties but have lost touch with, could also be considered your most valuable relational assets.

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