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Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

5 Hacks to Help You Survive a Networking Event

Susan OBrien | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Susan OBrien

Hearing the words "I need you to attend this networking event tonight on our behalf" can trigger a series of extreme reactions in an otherwise rational person. The range of discomfort can vary from apathy and weariness to aversion, distress and even a rising tidal wave of nausea, at the thought of forced social interaction.

4 Ways to Network Without Being Super Awkward

Zach Mercurio | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Zach Mercurio

Here are some research-backed ways to network without being super awkward and stand out in a crowd while doing it.

The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want

Pam Nochlin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Books
Pam Nochlin

Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency and NY Times best-selling author recently published; "The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want."

American Veterans Committee Partners With Operation Making Careers Possible

Daniela Petrilli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Daniela Petrilli

Operation MCP is an organization whose goal is to assist veterans and service members with résumé writing and interview preparation to transition them from the military to civilian workforce.

Have a Shaky Relationship? How to Build Trust with Clients

John Rampton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Money is great. And we talk a lot about how to make more money as a freelancer. But before the money can come, trust needs to be developed. Trust i...

5 Things to Never Do at a Business Networking Event

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Networking is about meeting people with a focus on learning from them and potentially helping them if and when you can. NOT pitching your products and services. The "helping them if you can" part may take some time.

How to Network Like a True Professional

Quora | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

What is your advice on building a great network? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

What's The Deal With These Chips?

David Andrés Kietzman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
David Andrés Kietzman

It seems that the new security chips that are embedded into our credit cards annoy everyone. I know that the chip technology protects us from credit card fraud and provides "that extra protection" we need against counterfeit fraud...but it's annoying!

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

A Great Tip For Older Job Seekers Trying To Find Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to know the best way to land a job? Experts maintain that targeted networking is the key -- a technique proven time and again to be the most predictable and fastest route to a new position. And this approach is particularly effective if you are a job-seeker of maturity.

Working-Class College Students Need Exposure To Ins And Outs Of Networking For Results

Janet Morrison-Lane | Posted 05.26.2016 | College
Janet Morrison-Lane

In 2016, getting a college degree is not enough. By not equipping our low-income kids with the skills needed to connect with jobs, not only are they missing out, we are, too.

7 Opportunities to Be More Extroverted

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

An opportunity to land a job. Earn some business. Refer business. Give some advice. Get some advice. Learn something. Have fun. Or just to help a brother out. Here are seven opportunities to become more extroverted as you go about your day to day.

Networking Tips That Can Improve Your Media Relations Efforts

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

When it comes to finding success with media relations, one of the best things that you can do is to have a strong network of contacts to rely on whene...

How to Know When You Should Walk Away from a Negotiation

Neil Patel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

I'm a big advocate of the importance of preparing for negotiations. Hollywood paints a picture of expert negotiators being the fast talkers with slick...

6 Lessons My Adorably Cute Dog Taught Me About the Job Search

David Wiacek | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
David Wiacek

A year ago, I got my first dog (a pit bull-chihuahua mix, if you can believe it). Nacho has since become my partner in crime through many career coaching calls and copywriting sessions.

How to Become a Networking Ninja in Five Steps

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

I've learned important skills that help me get the most out of networking events. You can take advantage of these too. The secret is to know whom you want to meet and how to find them. Here's how.

7 Foolproof Strategies for an Effective Startup Marketing Campaign

Toby Nwazor | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

If you own a startup, you will understand that feeling that comes with having a product or service that you just can't wait for people to know about and buy. But that will not be possible if you don't have an effective startup marketing campaign.

Worrying About Your Future? Get Your Billionaire Friends Up

Kayla Michele Jackson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Kayla Michele Jackson

Your curiosity must explore and attempt to solve the world in the way it's meant to. And the only people most likely to see the world through a similar lens are those infected with this same disease...the billionaires.

The Only Place Success Comes Before Work Is in the Dictionary

Stephen Meade | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Stephen Meade

As a life-long entrepreneur, I often joke that I've never had a job. The reality is, I've always started companies. As a result, I've developed a set of tools, tips, and techniques that can be applied to and across almost any industry.

Is Face to Face Networking Dead?

Sylviane Nuccio | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Sylviane Nuccio

Personally, at the moment, I'm not doing face to face networking because I'm out of the country and my market is mostly American, but I have entrepreneur friends who are in the business and life coaching fields, who would tell you that face to face networking creates fantastic results.

14 Killer Tips on How to Network Effectively if You Hate to Network

Amanda Ruiz | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Amanda Ruiz

Do you just dread walking into a packed room full of people smiling and chatting happily amongst themselves and you know that you have to put your best foot forward and introduce yourself at this essential event?

The Best Kept B2B Networking Secrets for Selling Anything -- Online Strategy for Offline Sales

Sherry Gray | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

The answer is the same online or offline: Networking. Even if you don't have a Facebook or Twitter account for your business, getting to know your community is the answer.

6 Business Networking Meeting 'Musts'

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If you're serious about meeting more and better people, attending events, meetings, conferences, mixers, clubs, groups, meet-ups, and even online chats should be a part of your business networking campaign. Here are some networking meeting "musts" you must embrace to get the most out of your experience.

The Riskiest Thing To Do Is To Be Safe

Jon Colgan | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Jon Colgan

Note: this article first appeared on Contāgen. I could wrap this post up in one sentence--"Do not be boring!"--but I won't. Because...only real...