220 results for tag: Networking


How Strategic Are Your Current Relationships?

Through the years I've brought a lot of promising young companies (primarily tech start-ups) to the attention of angel investors and VC funds, and one of the first questions I ask entrepreneurs is, "What's your business plan?" Before they risk investing in a ...
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Make Labor Day, Labor Day: Summer Job Search Strategies to Be Employed by September 1 (or sooner)

The temptations are there — warm, lazy, casual days, when the footwear of choice is sandals. Taking the summer off from your job search and getting back into it when the "kids go back to school" would be very easy. STOP! Summer is not the time to ...
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Power Connecting Strategies for Women: Using Our Strengths to Build Dynamic, Effective Networks

A few years ago when founder of 30SecondMobile Elisa All went to a meeting of the Chicago Founders Circle (an invitation-only, peer-to-peer networking group for CEOs of emerging growth companies in the Chicago area), she was disappointed to see that there ...
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3 Golden Questions to Create Deep Relationships

In business, we're meeting new people all the time. You chat or enter into a discussion, and then you may decide that you want to pursue the relationship. What's next? The normal procedure is to exchange business cards and promise to follow up. But I ...
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