You’re Not There Yet! Without Follow-up Your Networking is a Fail




Imagine you plan a summer road trip. You pack up your luggage, fill the gas tank, buy the travel snacks, and you are ready to go. Then, you get into your car, put the keys in the ignition, start up the engine, and that’s it. There you sit, with your car idling in your driveway. Read more about You’re Not There Yet! Without Follow-up Your Networking is a Fail[…]






Becoming a People Whisperer—How to Talk So People Listen and Listen So People Talk




(This post first appeared on American Express Open Forum) With all the discussion of chatbots, AI, and intelligent personal assistants lately, you might start to think that human to human (H2H) communication is disappearing altogether. But the fact is the need for interpersonal communication isn’t going anywhere. In its 2016 Future of Jobs report, the Read more about Becoming a People Whisperer—How to Talk So People Listen and Listen So People Talk[…]






Have No Fear: Meeting New People is as Easy as Saying “Hello”




  Do you avoid networking opportunities because you dread introducing yourself to someone new? You aren’t alone. Lots of people feel nervous at the thought of meeting new people. In this article, I’ll share some tips to help you face your fears and start networking like a pro. Start with “Hello” Let’s start with the Read more about Have No Fear: Meeting New People is as Easy as Saying “Hello”[…]