The Difference Between Networking and a Connector

The Difference Between Networking and a Connector

I am asked this question often but the first time was by my brother-in-law when I was writing The Connector’s Advantage. He waltzed into my office saying, “Writing another networking

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4 Keys to Change Perceptions

4 Keys to Change Perceptions

Change is hard. Having someone else notice and believe that you changed is even harder. You know this, but have you ever thought about why? The crux is that not

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Is It Worth It

Is It Worth It?

Part of my coaching involves what I call Communication Review. This process involves my clients sending me their draft responses when they are in a high-stakes or emotionally charged email

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productive energy

Do You Bring Productive Energy?

Often when I hear a quote that resonates or makes me think, I write it down. Recently I looked at the list and most of the quotes inspired newsletters. The

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graceful communication

A Not-So-Graceful Exit

My son turned 15 on June 14th. He’s been taller than me for a long while, but I’m starting to see his maturity come out, and he recently interviewed for

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Is What You Are Doing Working?

Is What You Are Doing Working?

Have you heard of Relationship Marketing? Apparently, that is what I teach. I didn’t know that until someone else shared that phrase with me. At first, I didn’t like the

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charity

Here is a Way to Have a Bigger Impact

I am officially halfway through my 50 for 50 charity campaign and I have been so inspired by the process. I’ve particularly loved hearing from all of you about what

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Three steps to get noticed and get ahead

One of my coaching clients was venting about how one of his employees is always complaining. His response, “What are you going to do about it?” Even though his intent

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Be a Model Not a Martyr

Be a Model Not a Martyr

I couldn’t do a Mother’s Day newsletter this year, it was the first one without my mother, and it was too hard. But for this Father’s Day, I want to

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