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HarvardTweetingTips

Three Things You Shouldn’t Tweet

Today’s “Three Things You Shouldn’t Tweet” comes from Harvard’s “Management Tip of the Day” – if you don’t already, definitely follow them via email, Facebook, Twitter, etc....

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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...


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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...

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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 –...

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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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Social Media Infiltrates the….Convent?

Catholic sisters aren’t always known for being fun. Loving? Sure. Strict? Absolutely. Prayerful? Of course. But along with their rosary beads, habits, bibles, and holy water can we picture the typical sister toting around...

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Sharpening Your Social Media Persona

There are hundreds of classes, seminars, webinars, teleseries, and events centered around learning how to effectively use social media for both personal and professional means. Anywhere you turn in today’s web 2.0 world, ...

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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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Get Ahead With a Mentor Who Scares You

Years ago, I faced the assignment in a professional development class of asking a professional woman to be my mentor. I wrote about my experience in this 2011 post, “Mentoring for Success.” My experience shocked me....