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Is Your Network as Strong as You Think It Is?

It’s been nearly two years since my husband and I left Minneapolis to embark on a new journey in our lives and careers in Chicago. I knew that in leaving Minneapolis, I was leaving a network of friends, colleagues, and co...

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Fashion Loves About.Me and You Should Too!

We told you a while ago about the new social media landing page tool you should all be using, About.me. And at the risk of harping on you a bit about this incredible resource, we want to tell you about some awesome people who a...

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Balance Your Personal and Professional Life Online

We’ve all heard the complaints about privacy and Facebook, and we’ve all been told to watch just how much we share on the internet. Striking the right balance can be tricky — we want to be who we are with our frie...


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Getting to the Top Dogs on LinkedIn

We told you a while back that “Yes, You Have to Get On LinkedIn.” So hopefully you took our advice and got your profile going. But maybe you’re now thinking, “How does this all work?” One of the mo...

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Passwords Matter – Get Yours in Order

There’s something about passwords that just annoys you, isn’t there? First you set your password, then 60 days later you’re supposed to change it. Some need a “special character” plus one number an...

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Women’s Conferences – How to Know Where to Go

The dread of most networking events, especially those that come with a hefty price tag is the question, “What’s in it for me?” Sure, you want to network. You want to meet new people. But is it worth the price ...


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Why You Should Join More Online Communities

  There are all kinds of communities – both online and offline. Sure, you’re on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Maybe you even Instagram. But are you in the communities you need to be in to make an impact in y...

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Ordering Wine in a Business Setting

Whether you’re seated at the head of the table or just along for the ride, at some point in your career, you’ll face the dreaded task of ordering wine for a large group of people. If you’re lucky, it will be s...

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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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Demystifying Instagram

Sometimes new social media networks pop up and I get excited and jump right in. Twitter was definitely that kind of case. I connected with it instantly, and immediately saw a use for it in my personal life and career. But other...