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Member Advice: Networking

"No one else is responsible for your professional success and career development more than you. So, put yourself in the driver’s seat and attend a few networking events and conferences to learn..."

Don’t Lose Sight of the Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings

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Speed is everything in today’s tech-driven business world. In an effort to speed up even more, some so-called progressive business leaders are scrapping in-person meetings in favor of the latest hi...

5 Tips for Avoiding Networking Burnout

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How do you make sure you stay consistent with your Networking and Happy at the same time? Here are 5 tips.

How to Build your Network in 15 Minutes a Day

Whenever I speak to individual clients or groups about Networking, the biggest concern seems to be time. How much time do I need to spend on networking? How do I fit it into my day?

Event Recaps

Why Attending Conferences and Networking Events Matter to Your Professional Success

I believe that attending conferences and networking events matter to your professional success. I’ve attended nearly a hundred conferences and networking events over the past decade. After each...

Discovering Your FIT in Business by Standing Out

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As a child you were taught to fit in. In school. In family. In fashion. And of course, fit in socially. Not too tall, not too short, not too thin, not too fat, not too loud.

Personal Branding 101

This article originally appears on Linkedin. The topic of “personal branding” is an uncomfortable one for many of us: “Me? A personal brand? That’s not what I’m about.” Or “A...

The Unexpected And Wonderful Lessons Of Being Fired

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On January 9, 2014, I was fired. I am an attorney and compliance officer. I have held positions at Bank of America, Societe Generale and CIT Group.

Your Personal Brand on the Road: Smart Travel Tips

Going on the road can be a great time to collect yourself and catch up. Or it can be a hassle, a time warp and a toss up of your personal life. Whichever way business travel strikes you, these...

5 More Limiting Beliefs That Hinder Success

In a recent Forbes post I covered five limiting beliefs that hinder success. I’ve been guilty of all of these – some I outgrew but some come and go depending on what new scary goal I go after or...

How Spending the Night in a Homeless Shelter Made Me a Better Networker

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Last year I spent one evening a month doing the overnight shift in the men’s homeless shelter in my neighborhood. One outcome I didn't expect was that it made me a better communicator.

Lessons of Neuro Leadership From Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift masters the use of social media but in a way that connects to the basics human needs of connecting and belonging.

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