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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 04.28.2016 | 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...

Connect More Deeply

Christopher Kai | Posted 03.11.2016 | Impact
Christopher Kai

I recently gave a keynote speech entitled "Connect More Deeply" at the Hope Global Forum in Atlanta, Georgia hosted by a non-profit called Operation Hope. I've attached my edited speech transcript here. May it help you connect more deeply with one person today. You are not alone.

Your Missing Networking Ingredient: How to Tell Your Network What You Need

Shuly Oletzky | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Shuly Oletzky

A significant amount of importance is placed on building a strong network as an entrepreneur, but what's it really worth? "I've gained everything I ...

How to Make Your Network Work for You

Kristin Carnes | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Kristin Carnes

Professional networking can be a tricky business. Do keep in touch with your closest and most-valued connections, especially those who are moving in interesting circles and have a history of career advancement.

Answers to Your 7 Top Networking Questions

Michael Goldberg | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

I was asked these questions during an interview recently. Do my responses answer some of your questions?

Podcasting Is the New Networking

Joel Boggess | Posted 02.17.2016 | Media
Joel Boggess

Similar to blogging, podcasting allows you to build an audience through the content you create. However, having a podcast offers a distinct advantage -- the opportunity to create real relationships.

I'm Sorry, I Don't Remember Your Name

Ann marie Houghtailing | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
Ann marie Houghtailing

I'm an expert in business development so you would think that I am uniquely skilled at remembering names. You might even imagine that I've mastered this like some name recollection ninja. You would be incredibly mistaken.

3 Ways to Make Networking Work for You

Sarah Hillware | Posted 01.31.2016 | Business
Sarah Hillware

As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.

You Can Reach Me on My Flashlight (aka My iPhone)

Greg Schwem | Posted 01.28.2016 | Technology
Greg Schwem

The party was in full swing by the time my Uber driver pulled up to the non-descript Chicago supper club on West Kinzie Street, appropriately named Untitled. I shook off the sub-zero wind chill, eventually made it through the registration line.

How to build a relationship with yourself to live the life you love

Lirone Glikman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Lirone Glikman

If you've been following me, you know that I emphasize the benefits of networking and cultivating authentic and strategic relationships with others.

How to End a Conversation

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If you don't know how to start a conversation, ending one shouldn't be much of a problem. That said, starting a conversation is way more important than ending the conversation. But both approaches (start and finish) have to happen and can be dicey if not done properly.

9 Reasons Why Leading Female Entrepreneurs Are Launching Facebook Groups

Leigh "LeeLee" Fowler | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women

One of the most powerful ways to build connection online is with a content strategy that is relatable, and builds trust and community.