Networking

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Hibaaq Osman

Hibaaq Osman/Networking

Founder & CEO, Karama

A: Networking is about understanding people and building connections. Among the most important elements in building these connections are development of trust, expression of empathy, and diligence in listening to what ...

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Tina Aldatz/Networking

Founder, Foot Petals

A: Three years ago, I attended an event where Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, was the keynote speaker. The event producer approached me and asked me if I could help a ...

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Susanna Harwood Rubin

Susanna Harwood Rubin/Networking

Visual Artist, Writer & Certified Yoga Teacher, Susanna Harwood Rubin

A: Social Networking has transformed my career in the past couple of years. Through blogging and using Facebook, I have been getting recognition for my writing, which has absolutely shifted my ...

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Jenni Luke

Jenni Luke/Networking

Chief Executive Officer, Step Up Women's Network

A: I got the interview for my job at Step Up by networking.  When I let my network know that I was looking for the next challenge in my career I ...

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Cheryl Dorsey/Networking

President, Echoing Green

A: First, be prepared. Any time you attend an event or conference, know who’s in the room beforehand. Set a goal of meeting three people who’ve been on your radar. Even ...

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Tammy Tibbetts

Tammy Tibbetts/Networking

Founder & President, She's the First

A: Here’s a great story about the benefits of networking with those younger than you, too! It also ties in with mentorship: Last summer, I spoke at a student conference in ...

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