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Social capital

Question
What are some good ways to develop social capital? 
Answer
Here are some keys to creating social capital that will help you form the foundation of your professional future

- Plan your word-of-mouth strategy
- You like referrals, right? Be sure to give referrals.
- Show professionalism at all times
- At least part of the time, work within a structured, organized networking framework to leverage your efforts

As you invest time and energy in developing your social capital you will start noticing an improvement in your professional success. Strive to make the most effective use of this investment by doing everything possible to thoroughly enhance the relationships you develop in the coming months and years. 
Brain Trust contributor: Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chairman of BNI and author of many books, including Truth or Delusion?and Masters of Success
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