In-Person Networking
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The Power of Female Relationships

We’ve been busy the past two weeks looking at our negative self-talk and getting ahead of shame. To supplement our internal dialogue shift, I thought I’d talk about how female friendships turbo kick our ability to positivel...

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Call Me Maybe? Not With This Text Package!

A recent article in Politico outlined the results of a survey of DC lobbyists and hill staffers, and the results are fascinating. As it turns out, lobbyists are finding it harder than ever to connect with hill staffers, and hil...

Board-table

Finding and Joining a Board of Directors

The idea of women on Boards of Directors is a topic of high interest when we talk about the differences between men and women in the corporate sphere. In the corporate sector in the United States, only 16% of Board seats are he...


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Why Women Need Women-Only Networks

Earlier this week, we talked about how to effectively network with men. But today, here’s another question: is there a benefit to removing men from networking all-together at times? I say yes, and one powerful woman agree...

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Maintaining Manners: Business Etiquette and You

I recently read Kelly Eggers’ recent article for FINS.com from the Wall Street Journal called “The Young Professional’s Guide to Workplace Etiquette.” The entire article is absolutely worth a read, but m...

Businessmen

Hunting and Gathering: Networking with Men

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had an experience I’m not too egotistical to admit was….scary and uncomfortable, to say the least. I attended an event made up of largely tech start-up CEOs – I thought, “Wo...


LinkedinMap

Map Your Network

LinkedIn Labs is a little known LinkedIn initiative where employees of the company are encouraged to develop projects and experimental features to enhance LinkedIn. Recently, I stumbled upon one of their newest features –...

118 seconds

You Have 118 Seconds

I love Harvard Business Review’s “Management Tip of the Day” – here’s a good one. The average length of an elevator ride in New York City is 118 seconds. If you use that as a guide, it means you’...

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5 Situations to Avoid at Office Happy Hour

Are you heading to happy hour with some friends or coworkers tonight? Think ahead. It’s easy to get to happy hour, have a few drinks, and make mistakes you wish you hadn’t. From drinking too much to saying too much,...


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5 Reasons to Work On a Political Campaign

With the economic situation in the United States over the last few years, recruiters and hiring managers are regularly seeing resumes from individuals who have been unemployed for extended periods of time. Gaps on your resume, ...