Networking doesn’t have to be that frenzied old-school game of calendars packed with stuffy power lunches and sterile evenings at community business gatherings. We’ve entered a new era, one in which shifting cultural values and the explosion of digital technology enable us to network in vastly more efficient, more focused, and more enjoyable ways.

Some of the book’s key points are summarized here.

Want to hear from Porter Gale? Here’s a 25-minute talk she gave on networking.