When I was fresh out of Harvard College, one of my earliest jobs was as a Research Analyst for a management consulting firm. In those days that was both sexy (read more...)
Listen, kiddo, who really cares if you have 1,000 followers on Twitter? Yes, on some level, if you are sitting with your marketing team to analyze the latest campaign, someone (read more...)
In the movie, Top Gun, Maverick and Goose were each other’s wingman. They were always looking out for each other and ready to shoot down an enemy. If you dread networking, having a wingman can make a huge difference. Plus, they can help you shoot down all the excuses for not doing it.
Whether you’re blanking on your date’s name, missed connecting with someone you’ve been trying to meet for a year, or getting zero response from the three emails to potentially huge (read more...)
Today’s guest blogger is Melea Seward. She gives people something to smile and talk about via her business at Chief Amusement Designer. There’s a lot of noise out there. Cutting (read more...)
I recently attended the blandly titled “Writing and Publishing for Business and Professional Development” presentation at the New York City Bar. It could have more accurately been called: The Ultimate Networking Secret Especially If You Hate Networking. The panelists offered the best networking advice that I have heard since I have started paying attention to networking advice.
Do you know when you log in to your LinkedIn account, how the opening screen shows (on the left hand side) the latest activity of your connections? Well, my friend (read more...)
Want to feel wildly popular and adored? Place a job posting on Craig’s List. Within minutes, your inbox will be flooded with fawning emails vying for your attention. By the (read more...)
Texting, “thx” is a perfectly fine acknowledgment when someone gives you directions to a party. It’s not so fine when they write a detailed recommendation for your business school application, get you a job, or find a buyer for your house. Here’s a better way to do it.
Eureka! After much searching you have found EXACTLY the right person you want to contact on LinkedIn. Alas, they are not a 1st or 2nd degree connection. And the only (read more...)