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Signs You've Hit Your Stride In IT

Charles Edge | Posted 09.22.2016 | Technology
Charles Edge

You work hard, you work harder, and then you get a montage. The montage starts when you get hit in the face with a pizza by the other engineers on your team. Then you get a little better as Bon Jovi or Tina Turner belt out a power ballad just for you.

Personal Networking is King in Real Estate Investing

Scott Yancey | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

I'm talking about the tried and true human interactions that build relationships that deliver opportunities. Meeting people with like goals or simila...

The Dos and Don'ts of Linkedin Lead Generation: Grow Your List and Community a Better Way

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Lisa Schmidt

Every week, I receive yet another unsolicited newsletter in my inbox from a LinkedIn connection. I can only assume that some brilliant marketer(s) out there has advised people to export their LinkedIn contacts and add them to their "list".

Chasing the Ah-ha! Moment - Business Insight at its Finest

Sherry Gray | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

For small business people few endeavors are as productive as attending, or presenting at, a conference. The value is not restricted to meeting and net...

Building Bridges for Entrepreneurial Success

Jessica Lui | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Jessica Lui

Last June, I had the honour of being invited to the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), hosted by President Barack Obama at Stanford University, California.

Love Those Referrals

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

In writing my last article about the value of the referrals our company receives, we heard from some of my business associates. They wanted to chime in on the topic.

How to make small talk and make friends

Max DuBowy | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Max DuBowy

I've spent years researching and studying social skills and I can't wait to share some of the most effective social influence strategies with you toda...

How To Network Like An Introvert

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Introverts can make great networkers—that’s what really came home to me last night. Rather than acting...

Fantasy Football, Women, And Networking

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

On a recent flight, I was rereading Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, when I glanced at the woman next to me and she was reading ESPN's Fantasy Football Preview. We shared a laugh.

Who's In Your [Healthcare] Network?

Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT | Posted 08.31.2016 | Fifty
Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT

Recently, an old friend heard her colleague's complaint about painful sciatica. "Call my guy," was her quick response to his agony, and my phone rang....

How to Network Without Wasting Time

John Rampton | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
John Rampton

There are a few simple techniques that you can use that are time-efficient and zero-cost, and you can put them into practice right away!

5 Ways to Nurture Your Network Without Overthinking It

Amber Hurdle | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Amber Hurdle

As a female entrepreneur I know how important the art of networking is to small business success. However, I also think some women in business way overthink networking to the point of paralysis by analysis.

Why Right Now May Be The Best Time Of The Year To Find A Job

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Are you a mature job-seeker who has been out there for a while? Are you losing energy and confidence in your options and opportunities? Have your hopes been dashed over and over again? If these feelings describe what you are going through, take heart. Your time may be just around the corner...

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.

Nike Just Validated What I Already Knew: Golf Sucks

Gene Marks | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

So Nike is dropping out of the golf equipment business. Can you blame them? I don't. Golf sucks.

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.

How To Network Your Way To A New Job After 50

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.05.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Few experiences in life are as frustrating as a job search ... especially when you are confronting the barriers faced by a mature job-seeker.

5 Ways to Expand Your Network for Your Small Business

Deep Patel | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

By nature, small businesses have to operate on a local level. Building a close-knit network is thus essential for success. Small businesses gain traction from the charm they can offer, embodied by genuine connections. Their clients are seeking a more personal experience than mainstream companies offer.

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."

How To Schmooze Effectively

Adi Gaskell | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

I'm sure we've all encountered schmoozing in the workplace, with potent brown-nosers seeming to flatter their way to the top. Back in 2010 a study from Kellogg Business School examined the various types of schmooze.

The Network Effect

Alex Atzberger | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Alex Atzberger

Back in my business school days, I took a class titled "Technology & Strategy." And I remember the premise my professor laid out: if you are able to t...

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...

Why Every Startup Founder Needs Networking Skills

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Every startup founder has to network if they're going to succeed, particularly face-to-face networking, which 85% of businesspeople prefer. When you e...

This AI Assistant Out Of MIT Helps You Automatically Network And Deepen Connections

Scarlett Ho | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Scarlett Ho

Whether you are a young job seeker, an established business executive, or just an everyday working professional, networking is a key aspect of life. I...