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Bring a Slice of Vacation to the Office

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

While I can't offer a magic teleportation solution to your happy place, there are at least five-and-a-half principles from the beach that we might be able to take back to the cubicle jungle.

Are You Bragging Enough?

Ellevate | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Whether it is a publication, award, upcoming event, new blog post, go ahead and get the word out. And it is not just for bragging rights either.

The Most Important Part of Networking!

Emma Isaacs | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

I'm always so surprised when I meet someone, we have a great connection, they tell me they'll be in touch, and then wham -- nothing. It surprises me because the hardest part of networking is actually starting. It's the getting to the event, or organizing the get together.

How Rejection Fueled My Fire

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Jeanette Cajide

When I was around 13 or 14 years old, I was playing baseball with my male cousins in my grandparent's backyard in New Jersey and my uncle said, "You can't play. Girls don't play baseball. You'll get hurt."

When Business Connections Are Made on the Plane

Map Happy | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Tight quarters where everyone is stuck for hours with no place to go except maybe the bathroom can make it a prime place to meet people. Now, let's make this merger happen, eh?

Tapping into the Power of You: Resistance in Finding Your Tribe

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Audrey van Petegem

For some to go out there and meet people it is difficult. A lot of people find social settings uncomfortable. But even introverts need to find a tribe. Little do they know that they are already in one -- with other introverts!

Relationship Capital: The Fuel for Your Marketing Machine

John Bowen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
John Bowen

By building and harnessing the power of your relationships, you'll have a sustainable edge over the competition that can take your business to the next level.

8 Tips to Help Grow Your Professional Network

Jonathan Long | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

Establishing a strong professional network can benefit your business several ways, from receiving feedback by bouncing ideas off successful entrepreneurs and business owners to opening doors that were once closed -- building your professional network should be something you are always working on.

Three Critical Business Lies - Don't Be Duped

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

"I was so inspired by your presentation! Now I finally understand what I need to do to start my own business," Cynthia said. This was just one of many comments I heard after delivering my presentation at the Glazer/Kennedy Info Summit a while back.

19 Ways to Build Social Media Relationships From the Ground Up

Karen Yankovich | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Karen Yankovich

Social media is a great place to grow your network. Plain and simple. It doesn't get any easier to find, build and nurture a group of fans, followers, and future clients, but it does take some work.

The Secret Component to Building and Nourishing Business Relationships

Lirone Glikman | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Lirone Glikman

There is one component that enables us to strengthen any type of relationship. This component represents a basic human need we all crave. But no one really anticipates you showing this component in your business relationships.

How to Use the Summer to Jumpstart Your Legal Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.

Build Your Network for an Internship or Job in 140 Characters

Michael Geheren | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Michael Geheren

I got my internship this summer because of a #TBT tweet. Well, it's a little bit of a longer story, but Twitter eventually landed me this summer's internship. It all started with a simple "Throwback Thursday," tweet with an anchor at the TV station. That lead to a conversation on Twitter, then an in-person conversation, an interview and finally an offer.

3 Networking Tips for Your Summer Weekends

Ellevate | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Ellevate

During a summer weekend, many of us look forward to family activities, going to a beach, eating good food, or maybe just catching up on Mad Men. (Don't spoil the finale for me!) But while you are enjoying your leisure time, you can also be networking. Here are three tips to incorporate networking into your summer weekends!

"Let's Stay in Touch"- 4 Post Conference Networking Tips

Michele Lawson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Stress-free networking is not only possible; it is proven to be a successful way of building long lasting relationships and post conference planning is the difference between the once-a-year "conference buddy" connection and a year-round active and supportive network.

More Follow Up to Follow Up

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

I'll bet that some of you have a stack of business cards in a snarl of rubber bands on your desk. It's right next to that pile of spare change and the cell phone charger that doesn't go to your current device.

Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

Jim Luce | Posted 05.26.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation's Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle.

Gaining Job Experience: 101

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 05.15.2015 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

Experience is something you need when applying for a job, but how does one gain experience when no one will hire them because they don't have experience? It is weird, right? I have found that you can spin any opportunity into something that can help you nail down a job.

How to Make Clients for Life on LinkedIn

Irina Jordan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Irina Jordan

Making meaningful connections on LinkedIn goes far beyond sending requests, and there are several steps you can take to optimize your networking strategy.

The Shy Girl's Guide to Networking

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

Like it or not, there are a number of rites of passage which we all have to go through in our lives. My current situation seems to be punctuated largely by networking boo-boos.

7 Skills Of Extraordinarily Likable People

Jeff Haden | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Jeff Haden

Some people are naturally confident and self-assured. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them -- and possibly neither are you. We want people to genuinely like us... but we want them to like the real us. Here are seven ways to be who you are -- and to be extraordinarily likable.

A Plea to the Women CEOs and Career Experts Who Promote 'Networking for All:' Lend the Disability Rights Movement Your Ear... and Your Advice

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

Give the people on the bottom who want to follow in your footsteps the benefit of your advice and experience, listen to the challenges we are trying to describe to you, and help us learn how to extend resources, mentoring, and support to under-resourced populations.

The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

Melissa Llarena | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Stale networks happen when people stay employed in one industry and haven't been in touch with contacts from their prior industry.

The Worst Way To Start Your Career Search

Jill Jacinto | Posted 06.29.2015 | College
Jill Jacinto

We all need to make these career mistakes and I'm sure my initial letters were not as eloquent as I would have liked. Graduates need a wakeup call and I'm hopeful that after reading this they'll get one.

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.