In-Person Networking
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The Making of a Good Conversation

If you’re headed out this weekend, you may have the chance to make some new connections. Whether it’s a potential new client, a new network contact, a new friend, or your next date, how you conduct that first conversation i...

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The Million Dollar Elevator Ride

It’s not often here at Career Girl that we recommend you read an article without at least giving you a snippet or quote from said article. This, however, is one of those times. And here’s why. In a recent article at...

Influential

Worth Equals Influence

Last week, Career Girl Contributor Marcy Farry brought us the article “Busyness Equals Worth?” In it, she talks about the tendency of our culture to equate busyness and general stress to value. Marcy encouraged us t...


FirstImpressions

Make an Impressive First Impression

While we are taught not to make quick judgments about the people we meet for the first time, we always want to make a good first impression.  Whether it is a date, an interview, or a meeting with a potential client, how we pre...

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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...