Category Archives: Network

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Be the Most Persuasive Just By Showing Up

Looking to gain consensus on an idea? Want to close a sale? The trick may be as simple as showing up. Robin Camarote says that the The 1 Thing Ridiculously Persuasive People Do Every Day is showing up. She says: “In-person requests are 34 times more successful than email. Researchers Vanessa Bohns and Mahdi Roghanizad say, “we found that […]

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How a Relevant Conversation Can Change Your Direction

When was the last time you enjoyed a relevant conversation about your career trajectory with someone who understands your industry, your experience and your goals? Often we are so busy just getting through life that we rarely take the time to find someone to just talk business strategy with. And by business strategy, I mean […]

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Overcoming Your Networking Fears

Do you struggle with networking fears? Part of the process of becoming a woman in leadership is the ability to effectively network, both within your organization as well as in the community. However, that isn’t necessarily an easy task for some. If you struggle knowing how to effectively network, if talking to strangers at a […]

Successful Women – Are You a Connector?

In a recent CIO article (Great IT Leaders Must Have This Trait)  talking about the traits of successful people in the technology world, it mentions the importance of being a connector. When you think about it, it doesn’t matter what your industry; being a connector has value in all walks of life. A friend of […]

Negotiation – Tips for Most Situations

Almost from the minute, we wake up until when our head hits the pillow, we find ourselves negotiating our way through the day. It might be negotiating with yourself for just five more minutes of sleep when you hit the snooze button. Or negotiating with your child over their outfit choice or what they eat […]

Career Mentors for Women

There are too many benefits of career mentoring for women to fully discuss in a short article. So that should tell you about the potential value available when you team-up with an experienced person. There’s nothing new about mentoring because it’s been around for thousands of years. Socrates mentored Plato, and he did a pretty […]