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Connections: The Power of Networks

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Paula Friedrich
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Michigan Radio
When your network is sparse, it can be hard to get ahead in life. Here's how four individuals found connections, even when it seemed like there were none.
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Connections is a State of Opportunity documentary about the power of networks.

The show looks at the importance of a strong network, and how those who start with sparse networks can start to build more connections.

The hour-long special tackles questions like:

• How do you create a network when you live in poverty?

• What networking advice would you give to a teenager from a low-income family? 

• Why mentor someone you don't have a connection to?

• When you're locked up in prison, away from everyone and everything you know and love, how do you build a new life for yourself when you get out?

Listen to the whole show, or read the documentary in three parts on the State of Opportunity's website

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