Taking the work out of networking

Taking the work out of networking

The New Year started, and as I reflected back on 2013 and looked over my calendar for the ending months of the year, I realized that my networking had all but died out. In the beginning of the year I’d attended numerous events and met a ton of great people, but after...
How to prepare for an important conversation

How to prepare for an important conversation

It’s time to have THAT conversation. In fact, it is probably long overdue. It could be a conversation that you are looking forward to, a job interview perhaps. And it also might be one that you are dreading, like a tough feedback discussion. Whether you are...
The value of a closed mouth

The value of a closed mouth

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ~Will Rogers The other day I walked away from a conversation with a refrain echoing in my head. It used to be more common for me, but I’ve been working on it – hard. Unfortunately yesterday I slipped into old behavior, and I was...