Books: Three of a kind ... Make networking work for you. How to Talk to Anyone, Leil Lowndes, Thorsons pounds 7.99

Books: Three of a kind ... Make networking work for you. How to Talk to Anyone, Leil Lowndes, Thorsons pounds 7.99 - For personal as well as business use, Lowndes offers 92 tips from how to work a room like a politician to mastering small talk. Some tips

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

For personal as well as business use, Lowndes offers 92 tips from how to work a room like a politician to mastering small talk. Some tips are rather gimmicky, but mostly Lowndes offers well-delivered advice enlivened with personal anecdotes. Enjoyable and practical.

Could be useful

The Power of Networking

Hilton Catt & Patricia Scudamore,

Kogan Page pounds 9.95

A no-nonsense book with short cuts to finding the right people to network with, and sound advice on setting up and maintaining networks. Includes sections for job-hunters and the self-employed. Good all-rounder for business use.

Best of its kind

The Networking Pocketbook

Jon Warner, Management Pocketbooks pounds 6.99

Four keys to effective networking; handy for those lacking time to wade through a whole book, but not quite as comprehensive as Catt and Scudamore's.

Encouraging advice for those short on networking confidence.

Could be useful.

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