Posts Tagged "12 rules of Networking"

To whom do I write the thank you card?

Posted by on Nov 25, 2010 in marketing, networking, pif party, strategy | 0 comments

As tough as things have been for most of us these past few years (we’re definitely included in this), I feel that I have so much for which to be grateful this Thanksgiving and now just need to know to whom I write the thank you card? Between finally getting out of dreary and “frosty” Seattle, thanks to Keith (my incredibly creative and talented husband) landing an amazing opportunity at what we’re pretty certain is his dream interactive agency in San Francisco, and a healthy and happy enough circle of family and friends, I thought I had been blessed enough. However,...

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Networking myths debunked

Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in networking, pay it forward | 0 comments

This morning I had the exciting challenge of living up to the introduction I received below at an event hosted by Matt Youngquist of Career Horizons: Topic: Networking Tips, Technique & Etiquette Guest Speaker: Sandy Jones-Kaminski, President of Bella Domain & Author of “I’m At a Networking Event: Now What?” In this next meeting, we’ll be joined by a good friend of Career Horizons and one of the top local experts on professional networking, Sandy Jones-Kaminski of Bella Domain.  Having recently published her new book, mentioned above, Sandy has agreed to come share some of...

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It’s not you, it’s them

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in book, Career, networking, pay it forward, pif party | 0 comments

I just received confirmation that my first “real” book is NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON, so I felt it appropriate to commemorate the occasion with a blog post that explains why I wrote the book in the first place. Also, since I’ve started having to explain what my new book is about to total strangers (airplane seatmates, wedding table mates, and so far 1 press person – OMG!) I’ve become acutely aware of exactly what it is about the book that initially appeals to the folks that don’t know me or what I refer to as my “How do you not know this?” corner of the world. So, I thought I’d...

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Leveraging the useless

Posted by on Jul 6, 2009 in pay it forward | 0 comments

How often do you find yourself on the receiving end of someone try to convince you that you could leverage the useless thing/service/contact or whatever they’re trying to “offer” you?  If I had a dollar for every time this happens to me, my 401(k) would undoubtedly be back where it used to be. I simply do not understand why people just don’t ask you what it is you need help with…..?  Do they think that maybe you don’t actually know? Do they really think they know more than you do about what it is you really need? Are they afraid that they won’t be...

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