Posts Tagged "consiglieri"

I NOW know somethin’ ’bout birthin’ a baby

Posted by on Oct 9, 2009 in book, Career, networking | 0 comments

It’s here! Well, almost. Yes, it’s been like birthing a baby…I think. Whatever. I’m psyched because I’ve waited months to be able to announce this and now I can! My new book “I’m at a Networking Event–Now What??? A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event” is now available! I’m eager to share this handy little opus with the many folks out there looking to develop their networking muscle, and as a result, kick their business acumen up a notch. I’m also confident that they’ll find great value for their business or career after...

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To accept or not accept

Posted by on Feb 9, 2009 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No doubt due to the increase in unemployment rates, many of us have seen an increase in LinkedIn invitations in our inbox.  I’m all for helping and connecting people that I’ve met and/or know via a trusted contact, but for those unrecognizable or unsolicited invitations (and especially those that don’t even bother to personalize their invite, which LinkedIn makes so very easy to do), I thought I’d go ahead and share a set of guidelines from LinkedIn that I abide by: Invitation to Connect Only accept an invitation if you know the sender and want them in your...

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newly minted junior mint?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2008 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you a newly minted Junior Mint out there in Corporate America wondering why the heck you didn’t go to a trade school instead? Or perhaps you decided to be a stay-at-home Mom and are now just entering or even re-entering the work force? Well, not to worry. Help is on the way in the form of a fun-to-read book titled, “How Do You Not Know This?!” It’s a book that you would soon likely be able to write yourself, IF you can stay the course and navigate the choppy waters ahead. Check back here for the 2009 publication...

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Just call me consiglieri?

Posted by on Apr 16, 2008 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

I knew what a consiglieri was thanks to the 10 or more times I’ve watched The Godfather movies (1 & 2, of course, and yes, I stopped counting). However, it never occurred to me to identify or market myself as one until I read a LinkedIn reco on a friend of a friend’s profile page. In a nutshell, a consiglieri is the Italian term for an adviser or counsellor (as in someone who gives advice about problems, not an attorney). A definition on Wikipedia referred to it as “Consigliere personale — personal adviser.” Here’s the rest of The Godfather laden...

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