In-Person Networking
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Power Inside an Elevator

The Elevator. We’ve all been in one. Usually we are awkwardly starting at the buttons, the ceiling, the floor, anything to not make contact with the other riders traveling up and down that small confined box. It’s p...

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4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Summer Internship

Many careers start out with a coveted summer internship. Whether paid or unpaid, if you’re interning right now for a company you hope to one day work for or that is at least in the field you dream of pursuing, you want to mak...

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Take Your Online Network to the Next Level: Offline

  Online networking is an important part of your career, but you can only take your connection to professionals on the Web so far. When you’ve started a relationship with a fellow professional on the Internet, the next s...


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Conference Calls: The Do’s and Don’t’s to Make Them Great

It’s almost always more effective to meet colleagues or outside stakeholders for your business in person, but in the days of cross-country relationship building, conference calls are simply an annoyance we cannot avoid. H...

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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...

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Fix Email Miscommunication: Amplify Your Signal

Admit it, we’ve all been there. At some point in your career, you’ve said something like these frustrated statements: What do you mean, you don’t understand? I emailed it to you! Didn’t you get my email?...


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Networking: Building Professional Relationships

  They say “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” With at least 70% of available jobs never listed, using your network is more important than ever. Your professional network can be anyone from your cousin to ...

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

When I moved to San Francisco earlier this year I knew I had a very limited network and what I am trying to do with my business Why Not Girl! would be much more difficult because I didn’t have the personal capitol and net...

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How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...


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Six Words to Master Via Phone: “I’ll Also Send You an Email”

It’s easy, in today’s world of social media and electronic communication, to forget that the phone exists. In fact, it turns out, most of us aren’t even checking our voicemail. On CBS News, Laura Vanderkam wri...