Personal Brand

Navigating Networking: Breaking into the Crowd

Joining A Group Conversation  When I first moved to New Jersey I was so excited to learn about my neighborhood association. What a great way to meet people. I replied yes

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Navigating Networking: Ready-Set-Speak

Easy Conversation Starters You are at a dinner party, school event, networking social, conference or other setting where you want to meet new people. But the idea of starting up

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Navigating Networking: It’s All in the ‘Approach’

Event-based Networking Strategies I am often asked by introverts how to approach new people at events. Some people view this activity as exhausting while others avoid it at all costs. Being

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To Google or Not to Google?

The 21st century has put a new twist on the age-old networking question: Should you do research before attending an event or meeting a person? With the internet at our

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How Do You Bring Your Personality to the Office?

Have you ever noticed that people act differently in the office than out of it?  It seems that people put on their “work personality” and leave their real one at

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Recovering from an Embarrassing Moment

It was the first class of the semester teaching the part-time MBA Business Communications class.  I had a room full of business professionals and I decided to climb up on

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The Land of Enough: Finding the Elusive Feeling of Contentment

I was chatting with my new friend and mentor, 25 year old Alexa Scordato, and she said something that rung such a chord, I had to share.  She said, “When

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Let Your True Self Shine!

People of all ages want to be liked, whether you are 12 or 72. Likewise, people of all ages want to be happy. When you build the relationships you want,

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Do You Like Yourself Enough To Land Your Dream Job?

I have coached many people over the years who are trying to figure out what they want to do with their lives.  If you are lucky enough to have figured

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