Category Archives for "Networking"

February 25, 2021

Stop Being Nervous At Networking Events.

Handshake man at networking event

You are attending a networking event and the room starts closing in on you. Your heart is beating at twice its normal rate. The sweat on your palms and forehead is palpable. You try to pull it together, but your attempts fall flat. Uh-oh, here comes someone with an outstretched hand. No way to escape […]

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Using Your Network For Leverage

Networking is all about leverage. Remember in high school science when you learned the principles of the lever? (You were paying atention right). Basically, by using a Beam and a Fulcrum you could move a heavy weight with a small amount of effort. Technically, networking works the same way. Think of your network as the […]

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September 1, 2020

Master Every Networking Event With These Simple Steps

networking event crowd

Most of us consider networking events to be a four-letter word.  The word conjures up visions of dark rooms filled with overdressed people handing out business cards, and trying to sell you on their newest, latest, greatest product or opportunity. While the prospect of attending a networking event on purpose can seem a bit intimidating, I’m going to show you […]

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March 23, 2020

Staying Connected During Quarantine

During this unprecedented time of quarantine and working from home, it may seem that it would be difficult to connect with people. I would argue that the opposite is true. Thanks to our plentiful electronic devices it is now easier than ever to reach out and build relationships. True, nothing can completely replace in-person dialog. […]

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