Building a Network for Success

10 lessons
1h 6min
4.59 (1727 reviews)

What do all successful people, from world-famous authors to venture capitalists, CEOs, billionaire hedge fund managers, and academics, have in common? A strong network of people they can depend upon. This course is a blend of scientific research and practical experience in the field of networking. Over the next ten days, you will learn how to develop stronger relationships through the five ways of giving, create more engaging conversations, overcome the fear of reaching out to old connections, reach out to influencers, meet new people without that icky networking feeling, build systems to keep track of your connections, spot opportunities to connect others, and much more!

Testimonials from Students

“A solid introduction into networking that not only teaches why this is an essential skill today but also does provide a powerful call to action”

“I loved the course, it relates to many experiences and conversations I have had. I look forward to experimenting and growing with the different conversational approach.”

“I have learned so much during the last 10 days about the power of a true conversation that I have to hurry up to make up what I have lost my entire life. Great course!”

Created by Jordan Thibodeau and Joe Ternasky

Building a Network for Success

10 lessons
1h 6min
4.59 (1727 reviews)
Buy this course for $9.99


You’re Only as Good as Your Network
Givers, Takers, and Matchers
Creating a Networking System
Bridging Networks
Dormant Ties
Double Opt-In Introductions
Conversation Experiments
Building a People Funnel
Approaching People You Don’t Know
The Mr. Rogers’ Rule

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About the author

Over the span of two decades, both instructors Jordan Thibodeau and Joe Ternasky have worked in high profile roles for a number of major Fortune 500 tech companies in Silicon Valley, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Slack, Splunk, Adobe, and Wealthfront.

Jordan has spent the past ten years building relationships with CEOs, authors, entrepreneurs through his professional work in Mergers and Acquisition, and through the Google Talks Program, a Ted-Like series recorded for offices worldwide. Jordan founded Google’s internal real estate investment club that grew to 5,500 members and he later founded Silicon Valley Investors Club (SVIC) is a global community of STEM professionals dedicated to making smarter investment and career decisions.

Joe Ternasky is an engineering leader who has dedicated the majority of his career to developing, training and educating culturally diverse teams. He has been an instrumental part of delivering the technical experience to large-scale distributed systems, modern user experiences, cross-platform and multilingual applications.

With a proven track record, together they are a powerhouse of knowledge with the mission to provide expertise and personal growth. Each lesson has been developed from real-life experiences and has been intentionally condensed to maximize the takeaway. The courses were developed with the help of employees from Fortune 500 companies and have been taught at Google. Participants of the courses have graduated from Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, Oxford, and other major academic institutions. Over 9,200+ people have completed lessons with an average student satisfaction score of 98%.