4 Savvy and Easy Ways to Connect With Powerful People

4 Savvy—and Easy—Ways to Connect With Powerful People

(Image: Thinkstock)
(Image: Thinkstock)

A new year is upon us, and you’ll have a fresh start at taking steps to really advance your career. The great thing about a fresh start is that you can take a step back and create a strategy that works. If you’re out of work, looking for a new gig, trying to strike new deals or upgrade your coin, you may need to try something new in 2014. Finding savvy avenues to truly connect with those who can make that happen for you is key.

Add some value to your network, get that next gig or connect with a potential client or partner by checking out these clever and easy ways to get them to notice you and ultimately work with you:

1. Interview them.
2. Write about them.
3. Do them a favor.
4. Make yourself interesting.