Connection, Likability & Networking


What does intimacy mean to you?

People inspire me. Really listen to the things that come out of the mouths of the people you are talking to. If you really think about them and what they

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How do you embrace courage?

Sending last week’s newsletter was scary. I wrote and rewrote it half a dozen times. I showed it to a few people to get their feedback. One wanted me to speak more

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Silence is not an option

I normally shy away from controversial topics. I believe having different views around economic or social issues does not prevent connection. In fact, I would say surrounding yourself with different

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Creating Connection – at (and to) work

Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Mulally at the MG100 gathering.   I think my last two posts about social isolation, mental health and the new Corporate Connect concept have received the

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Work relationships

Build Better Work Relationships

I am still thinking about improving mental health at work by getting more connected to those we work with. The train of thought was all inspired by a few of

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Mental Health

Mental Health at Work

One of the things that has been loud and clear over the last few years is that we have a mental health crisis in this country. During the MG100 weekend we

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How to Get (and Be) A Mentor

I had a great time earlier this summer delivering my Get Known, Get Connected, Get Ahead talk to development officers from over 100 universities. In the middle of the program, I share

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Doing Your Best

Did you do your best?

I ended up with a delayed flight at the airport with Laine Joelson Cohen and Charlene Li. We and had an amazing conversation, reliving and processing the whole weekend. I’m

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Competitor or collaborator – which do you choose?

Earlier this month, I shared about my incredible experience at the MG 100 community event. One of my favorite habits at a Marshall event is after every break, you change

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