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About Our Positive Networking® Blog

Networking is nothing more than connecting, so how do we all become better at building relationships? This blog explores all the elements: communication, building rapport, social smarts, social media, how networks operate, career building, job finding, engaged leadership and tips that really work for business & life.

Last Ditch Solution to Cone of Silence

January 16th, 2017 by

I am usually pretty good at striking up a conversation with someone, but this was a beast of a situation. I was sitting at a […] read full article

Confident Conversation Tips

January 11th, 2017 by

What our surveys tell us “I don’t know what to say” is one of the top challenges people have when starting a conversation with a […] read full article

Tip! Connecting with senior leaders

December 16th, 2016 by

Every year we pick the best networking tip of the year and here is an encore performance of our 2012’s best tip . We like it […] read full article

Holiday Networking Tips for Introverts

December 14th, 2016 by

If you are dreading this time of the year, all the never-ending merriment and jolly schmoozing, you are probably an introvert.  Throughout your life you’ve […] read full article

Best Before Date on Thank You Note?

November 16th, 2016 by

During our networking training sessions we remind people of the power of a thank you note. Why is it powerful? Because it has a unique positive impact; […] read full article

5 Ways to Fix a Lazy Network

April 27th, 2016 by

Herminia Ibarra, author and INSEAD professor, describes a lazy (and narcissistic) network as one where we limit “our networking to people with whom we naturally ‘click,’ and this produces networks […] read full article

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