Networking

Networking Resources for Choices Conference

March 10, 2011

Today I facilitated a break-out session on the topic of networking at the Choices Conference in Lansing, Michigan.  Many thanks to Paul McConaughy for introducting me to the Michigan Nutrition Network , the organization sponsoring the conference. While preparing for the session, I revisited some of my favorite books on creating connections. I also found several great […]

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What’s Your Networking Style?

October 22, 2009

I recently gave a presentation on Networking Styles to members of the GRAPE organization (Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence.)  Several of my colleagues indicated interest in attending, but could not, so here’s a summary, divided into three parts. Part I, “What Savvy Networkers Know”  outlines my “nuggets” gleaned from years of building a strong […]

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What Savvy Networkers Know

October 22, 2009

I recently gave a presentation on networking to members of the GRAPE organization (Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence.)  Several of my colleagues indicated interest in attending, but could not, so here’s a summary, divided into three parts. This post is Part I, “What Savvy Networkers Know”. It  outlines my “nuggets” gleaned from years of building a […]

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Networking Resources

October 22, 2009

During a recent presentation to the GRAPE organization, I outlined several networking strategies to increase the “health” of your personal network. (See summaries, Part I and Part II.) During the research for the presentation, I realized that there was way more content than the one hour could contain. So, here are additional resources, organized by […]

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Are You a Good Host?

September 23, 2009

Do you have a friend who’s an excellent party-giver?  What is it about him or her that makes it so?  Is it the fantastic food? The diverse guest list? An excellent home that provides the perfect backdrop for gatherings?  It could be any of these things, but I’d bet the one thing that’s for sure […]

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