The world has never been so tightly knit, thanks to digital technology, but as we all know, connections on social media are apt to be superficial and unsatisfying. J. Kelly Hoey has certainly mastered the new tools. She’s a columnist for Inc.com, a regular commentator on CNBC and has been named one of the “25 Smartest Women on Twitter.” She’s also learned the hard way that good old-fashioned quality relationships are as important as ever, and she’s devised a detailed plan for building them in our brave new electronic world.
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By J. Kelly Hoey
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This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of SUCCESS magazine.
Chauncey Mabe is a freelance writer, book critic, and blogger in Miami, Fla. For 23 years he served as Book Editor and Senior Entertainment Writer at the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale. He was Book Blogger for the Florida Center for the Literary Arts, the parent organization of Miami Book Fair International, from 2009 to 2012. He also blogs for the Betsy Hotel South Beach hotel, which sponsors literary events year round. His reviews and feature stories have appeared in publications such as the Toronto Globe & Mail, the Serving House Journal, Inspicio, the Palm Beach Arts Paper, the Baltimore Sun, the Juneau Empire, and the Chicago Tribune.