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Strategy and The Fat Smoker – New podcast episode available now

post # 519 — March 26, 2008 — a Strategy and the Fat Smoker post

The seventh episode of my new podcast series, Strategy and the Fat Smoker, is now live and available for download.

The series is dedicated to exploring the themes found in my new book by the same name. Each chapter will be accompanied by an executive summary ebook covering the same material. I encourage you to forward these to friends and associates who may be interested in the topics covered. If you are already a subscriber to my podcast feed, this pdf will be available in your itunes.

This seventh episode, “The Friendship Strategy”, looks at the parallels between building trusting relationships in business and building friendships in personal life. All too often, it seems that when people come to work, they leave behind everything they know about interacting with other humans.

We will look into the reasons why people neglect to use these lessons and what it takes to improve your personal and professional relationship-building skills.



00:14 – Introduction

00:43 – Understanding business relationships through personal life

02:03 – Conversation and trust

06:54 – Socializing in business relations

10:21 – How do they feel about you?

15:30 – Being supportive

18:30 – Initiate relationships

You can download The Friendship Strategy or sign up to receive new Business Masterclass seminars automatically with iTunes or other podcast players. My seminars are always available for download at no cost.


LJ said:

Hi David, I am trying to find out what people think about their HR departments and whether there is a place for them in the future.

I am hoping you will find time to comment on my blog http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/money/2008/03/what_is_the_future_of.html

Look forward to your thoughts.


posted on March 26, 2008

Mac said:

Good One. Thanks for the podcast !!

posted on March 27, 2008

Hilde said:

Very interestin to listen, thanks!

posted on March 30, 2008