Digital Networking in 15 Minutes a Day Let’s look at two salespeople. Both have the same job, the same commission structure, and the same opportunity to succeed. One of them has a huge personal network, seems to know everybody, and wins all the awards. The other is constantly buried with busywork, is always under quota, and only has a handful of strong contacts. The difference between these two salespeople, the success and the failure, is only 15 minutes.