At work, it’s not just about who you know; it’s how well you know them

This article is originally published in Ideas.TED.com. There’s no need to silo our professional and personal relationships; multiple ties can actually help us succeed, says management researcher David Burkus. When we consider our overall networks, we tend to assign people to certain categories — some are friends, others are business relationships, and still others are … Continue reading At work, it’s not just about who you know; it’s how well you know them

Cheat Sheet on How to Network

This article is written by Odile Faludi, Starting Customer Conversations Specialist and a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can read the original article here. Hate networking … you are not alone. How many times have you felt obligated to attend a function, to sit next to a complete stranger, make small talk and eat … Continue reading Cheat Sheet on How to Network

The top 10 buzzwords we’re using on LinkedIn

This article is originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald. If you've ever spent more than five minutes in a tedious meeting then chances are you've been exposed to some baffling buzzwords. Usually, it involves someone in middle management, saying things like "let's maximise our key directives offline" while other people nod and pretend to … Continue reading The top 10 buzzwords we’re using on LinkedIn

3 Good Reasons to Start with your Heart in Conversation

This article is written by Odile Faludi, Business Development Consultant and a  Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can read the original article on her website. It’s a tricky subject, conversation. Two egos, two minds, two hearts have a heated debate and head for a collision. How do you find a place of mutual purpose? … Continue reading 3 Good Reasons to Start with your Heart in Conversation

10 tips on how to start a good conversation

This article has been submitted to us by Odile Faludi, Business Development Consultant and a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can read the original article here.  How to start a good conversation with a stranger, like everything in life, requires a little bit of effort. In business and in social situations, “research and relevance” is … Continue reading 10 tips on how to start a good conversation