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The Art of Meaningful Mixing: How to Network Before, During, and After an Event

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Ever feel queasy about going to an event where you don't know other guests? Talking to strangers does not come naturally to many people, but it's important to learn to do so. Social events are your opportunity to make new friends and business acquaintances.

Why We're Starting Nametag Day on June 1 in NYC

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York
Michael Morgenstern

A few times I sat on the subway, wondering what the scene would look like if everyone were wearing a nametag. Nicer. Friendlier. "This is something I should propose to the mayor," I thought... or maybe some large bank or other group. Someone ought to do it, that's for sure.

"Hello, My Name Is..."

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.11.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Don't be a name-tag grump or a fumbler; play by the rules and follow these tips for making the most of an event that provides name tags.

Announcing Our Newest Addition: The Name Of Our Parents Blog

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

We had a few requirements for the new name. It had to be simple. It had to be inclusive of mothers and fathers. It couldn't be a pun that made you groan. Mostly it had to reflect an embracing, smart, doing-the-best-we-can sense of parenting. And we kept coming back to the one that just felt right.