Maggie McGrath Forbes Staff
During Phyllis Newhouse’s 22-year career in the military, the cybersecurity expert took a two-week class in networking at the U.S. Army Senior Leadership Academy. The test at the end of the course was a doozy: Every officer was required to know and explain the ways in which her 100 classmates connected to each other.
“It was very intense,” Newhouse now says. “But I learned a lot about how to quickly make connections and how to determine and prioritize those connections for what you need in the moment.”