Tuesday, September 09
Several years ago, I attended a birthday party for the son of a power couple. A media mogul I’ve always admired was also at the celebration, but I wasn’t sure that it was the right venue to start networking, and I let the opportunity slip away.
Monday, December 30
Most of us have worked with great colleagues, bosses, and employees over the years who we’d be happy to recommend on LinkedIn (or anywhere, really) in a heartbeat if asked.
Friday, November 29
If you’re like me, you’ve had countless bosses, mentors, and cheerleaders over the years—people who have really made a difference in your life and career.
Tuesday, November 19
More and more LinkedIn looks like the winning social media tool for business networking.
Wednesday, October 09
I had just finished a talk at a leading technology company when an engineer approached me.
Monday, October 07
Introductions from your network to the right clients, employees, partners, and investors can change everything. However, most people leave this up to chance. One individual has found a way to remove the randomness.
Monday, September 23
When it comes to conversation, you’re a natural. You can chat up a storm with just about anyone, you’re a pro at listening, and you love meeting and connecting with new people.
Friday, September 20
A couple months ago, I met a woman at an event who had clearly done her research on networking. She had a smart conversation starter and a great handshake. She asked lots of questions and listened to my answers attentively. She gave me her business card before we parted ways.
Wednesday, September 18
It isn't about schmoozing. Effective networking is about being an excellent communicator and all-around good person. Put it into practice with these tips.
Monday, July 22
How can you link up for coffee with someone who you’ve only connected with on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn? According to an Academia.edu study, there is a tremendous connection between your online and offline relationships. According to their findings, “the average American has 634 ties in their overall network and technology users have bigger networks.”