Many thanks to my good friend Dorie Clark on chatting with me for her Forbes blog! Dorie is a wise woman and being able to share her platform is quite an honor! So, read it here (follow her at @dorieclark and read her book!
"Would you like to add Richard Branson to your network? How about Larry Page, or Sheryl Sandberg, or Marc Andreessen? That’d be great, of course, but innovation expert Deb Mills-Scofield says connecting with a big name may not be as helpful as you’d think. If you really want to learn from your network and use it to spark new ideas, you may be better off looking at the periphery..."