Connections

Entrepreneurs

Read Sheryl Sandberg's Poignant Facebook Post on Losing Her Husband

Facebook's COO shares what she's learned about mourning, grieving and human connection since her husband passed away 30 days ago.
Networking

Want to Be Truly Valued? Create Opportunities by Connecting People.

Opportunity makers earn unbreakable trust by adding value, are adept at spotting patterns and constantly explore industries outside their own.
Networking

8 Tips to Be an Awesome Networker at Conferences

Follow this advice to come away with new business connections after an event.
Networking

5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills

In a world of take take take, showing that you care about someone as a friend puts you in a whole different category with your connections.
Networking

Do These 3 Things to Make Connections That Matter

Foolproof tips to form strong, successful business relationships -- easily and quickly.
Quitting a Job

How to Resign From Your Company and Keep Great Relationships

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.
Referrals

How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth

One of best ways to find new customers and clients is through your own network. Here's what you need to know about charging and paying finder's fees for referrals.
Entrepreneurs

Biz Stone Discusses How the Right Connection Led to the Creation of Twitter

Stone and co-founder Evan Williams teamed up because they resonated and trusted great things would follow.
Networking

What Type of Connector Are You? Here's Why It Matters to Your Business.

A look at how playing to your strengths can help you leverage your relationships and take your ventures to new heights.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
Humor

Humor Them. A Well-Timed Laugh Speaks Volumes.

A lighthearted touch can open minds to viewing things differently.
Networking

Connectors: The 3 Situations It's OK to Make Blind Email Introductions

There is only a few instances when it is acceptable not to ask both parties if they would like to be introduced to the other person.
Networking

Launching a New Business Doesn't Make Your Old Connections Obsolete

Don't underestimate the power of your existing network when starting a fresh venture.
Networking

4 Great Reasons to Join Entrepreneurial Organizations

It can be hard to explain the challenges that the solo nature of this pursuit, so find others like you.
Communication Strategies

Be Memorable By Creating Your Own Personal Connection Story

Personal connection stories are a great way to make a good first impression and create a solid foundation for a new relationship.