12 Most Nifty Networking Tips

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Job search, Networking, Relationships, Sales & Marketing, Talent & Professional Development | 15 comments

When I was working in the fundraising industry, I hated networking. Strong word, but 100% true. I knew, with absolute certainty, everyone...

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12 Most Honest, Least Hypey Self-Promotion Tactics

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Networking, Sales & Marketing | 9 comments

Talk to soft-hearted or socially conscious business owners, introverts, non-Americans or ex-academics, and you often hear variations on...

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12 Most Dramatic Things to Say in a Conversation: Lessons from Shakespeare

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Blog, Business, Character & Ethics, Communication, Inspiration, Networking, Presenting, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | 12 comments

  Even if they didn’t enjoy studying him in school and have no plans to ever go see one of his plays, most people admit that...

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12 Most Counterintuitive Ways to Grow Your Business

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Home-based business, Inspiration, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Sales & Marketing, Talent & Professional Development, Vision & Strategy | 8 comments

There’s no shortage of advice on how you “should” build your business. Common sense, “you should do this” advice can be useful in...

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12 Most Detrimental Business Lunch Faux Pas

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Blog, Business, Character & Ethics, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Home-based business, Inspiration, Job search, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | 13 comments

Jennifer (not her real name, to protect the guilty) was a young, highly recommended sales person. New in her job, she met a client for...

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12 Most Friendly Ways to Use Conversation to Build Relationships

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Job search, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Sales & Marketing, Talent & Professional Development | 7 comments

    Authors like Susan Scott (Fierce Conversations) and Deborah Tannen (numerous books on communication, including You Just...

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12 Most Dynamite Tips for Job Seekers

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Inspiration, Job search, Networking, Presenting, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | Comments Off

Employ these powerful pointers and ignite the fuse on your own job search. Or, pass them to a friend, colleague or contact and help them...

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12 Most Meaningful Ways to Communicate Today

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Home-based business, Inspiration, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | 2 comments

Do you ever feel like your communications get lost in translation? And you’re not starring in the movie alongside Bill Murray and...

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12 Most Regal Leadership Tips from Elizabeth I

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Blog, Business, Character & Ethics, Communication, Inspiration, Leadership & Management, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Sales & Marketing, Talent & Professional Development, Vision & Strategy | 7 comments

The current Queen Elizabeth recently celebrated her Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years on the English throne. Her namesake, Elizabeth I,...

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12 Most Ultimate Ways for Nonprofits to Engage Their Communities

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Customer Service, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Sustainability, Talent & Professional Development, Technology | 2 comments

Years ago, before social networks and online communities, I worked in the nonprofit sector. When we would come up with ideas for projects...

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