Networking events are for meeting people, and it’s expected that you will excuse yourself and move along. How you do so impacts how you will be remembered.
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Do you have a photo on your LinkedIn profile page? My immediate tip to not take someone seriously on LinkedIn is the lack of a photo; most spam profiles don’t have one. Whenever I receive an invitation to connect, I click on the person’s profile page. Often times, the name is familiar but I can’t […]
One of the best things about networking is the people you meet and the conversations you have. I recently reconnected with a woman I had met several years ago through a networking group. As we caught up on what has been happening in our lives and where we are in our businesses, we reminisced about […]
There is not a person in the world who has never forgotten a name; it’s normal and happens to everyone. But doing so sends a powerful message – that person is important to you and meeting him made an impact. It’s an important skill that will benefit you in both business and social settings. Here […]
Tonight is the office holiday party, but face it, you’re tired, it’s been a long week, you spend all day with these people, and you don’t want to go. Do you really have to? You bet your sweet paycheck you do! To not do so is to show a lack of respect for your company, […]
The holidays are a time for people to get together and the various gatherings are a wonderful place to meet new people, reconnect with acquaintances and catch up with old friends. Often times the conversation flows easily but there are also those instances when you may find yourself at a loss for words as you […]
It can happen to the best of us. Despite careful planning, there is a last minute phone call, one last email that must be sent, unexpected traffic … you are late for a meeting. So how do you handle it? To begin with, keep in mind that no one is interested in excuses, not even […]