Forming strategic partnerships not only creates a powerful reciprocal network, but also propels you toward your goals, exposes you to new insights and optimizes the time and energy you invest in relationships.
How you choose to present yourself in that tiny square can reveal a lot to your professional contacts. Here's some advice from a LinkedIn career expert and a professional photographer.
Pick yourself up. Dust yourself off. And start networking -- today.
Get the word out about your services with these eight marketing tactics that are sure to bring in the business.
No matter how great the concept, you need real-world feedback to see if your startup will fly. Here's how to get it.
You want to be the Networking Prince or Princess, not the frog. Here's how to make that happen.
Earning a client's trust sometimes requires putting their long-term interests ahead of your own short term interests.
If you find yourself doing any of these things, you really should stop -- right now.
Seeking introductions has evolved to be leaner, but people's attention is ever more scarce.
Even though the online you and the offline you are different, there are basic social skills and habits that you should carry into social media.
Quitting a Job
If you're launching out on your own, you're going to need as big and as safe a personal network as possible. Keep these tips in mind.
One bad email, one poorly pitched product or one awkward meeting is all it takes to go from hero to zero in your network's eyes.
Having something physical gives you a chance to put your "card(s)" on the table.
These programs will help you at work, whether filing expenses or managing staff, keep you focused and help you connect with your network.
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