diversify your network

Why you want to diversify your network

During the pandemic, I have been more connected to my college friends than I have been in years. It occurred to me that my best friends from undergrad represent many

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speech

The one thing you should NEVER do when speaking

Giving a good speech is a conflicting endeavor. You certainly know when you hear a good one. The speaker typically speaks to the audience like they’re old friends. They aren’t

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Not happy, this may be the reason.

I’m sure you’ve heard some version of the phrase, “You reap what you sow,” or “What goes around comes around,” or even “Karma’s a bitch.” There are so many idioms

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You can help – will you?

Last week was tough! We found out that my mother’s cancer has gone from being in remission in April to “blossoming throughout her entire body” as the doctor’s put it.

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Do You Have These Connector Qualities?

I actually had to ask someone what year it was yesterday. I can’t keep track of the day, month or year since this all started. But I can keep track

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How to spell “yes” with N-O

I was recently a guest on the Sales for Nerds podcast with Reuben Swartz. We were discussing how to form more genuine connections. “No” and “yes” should never be one word

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Do you know when your way is NOT the best way?

We know a good leader when we see one. They take responsibility, make changes as needed, and step up for their team when times are tough. We all want to

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An extra reason to reach out

EXTRA EXTRA! My book club for The Connector’s Advantage is available now! Whether you find connecting easy or hard, or just need some connecting after this long time holed up at

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This is your chance – will you take it?

In my house, two of us are a little high strung and the other two are easy going. Can you guess which I am? Just like me, my son gets

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