I have a unique way of using LinkedIn, so I wrote a short article to talk about this. It’s probably a good lead into how I see the different social networks, email and this web forum coming together as we all contribute to expanding the Moonshot community while exponentially increase its value.
For another time, though!
Let me know what your thoughts are. Particularly if you use social media in an unconventional way to make it work for you.
My Lessons for Cultivating a Meaningful Network
About a year ago I started to use LinkedIn a little bit differently. I realised that LinkedIn wasn’t working for me and became inspired by an article written by serial entrepreneur, investor an mentor Alan Jones.
I’ve spent the last few years travelling the world building a network of international space experts - from scientists to policymakers and investors. It takes a village to raise a child, and my company Moonshot relies heavily on this network. For it to be valuable I need to turn my network into Moonshot’s network and continue to make it as accessible to great people across the globe as possible, who need the resources it can provide to enable great things. At the same time, the network needs to remain valuable to those who are a part of it, so balancing growth without dilution is critical.
Read the full article here.
About the Author
Troy McCann (LinkedIn, Twitter, Nexus) is the founder of Moonshot. An electrical engineer with experience commercialising deep tech, he has mentored dozens of space researchers and startups both in Australia and internationally. Troy has extensive networks in the space sector globally and regularly presents at international conferences on the future of space tech and the space economy.