Communication

The best idea

The best idea I had – you’ll want to do this too

Thank you to all those who reached out with condolences to my family, regarding the passing of my mom. I am fulfilling one of my mother’s last wishes and am

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got a goal

Got a goal, then you need THIS

Tell me if this sounds familiar…I gained over ten pounds during Covid. I know, you may be thinking, “only 10!” But remember, I am only 4’10” and 10 pounds is

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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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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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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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Which is more important: the journey or the fruit?

Though I am not at all a gardener, this analogy really spoke to me… Gardening takes a lot of work and time, planting, watering, cultivating the land. And you won’t

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Sharing My Seeds of Knowledge

If you know anything about gardening you know that for many (literal) garden variety plants, NOW is the time to plant them. If you are into that, you’ve probably already gotten your

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