Networking

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Paula Broadwell

Paula Broadwell/Networking

Author,Research Associate , Harvard University

A: Networking is a critical skill. Ever since I took a Harvard class called “Managing Social Networks: Tools for Public Policy Leaders,” I look at the world as a series of ...

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Emily Miethner

Emily Miethner/Networking

Founder & President, NY Creative Interns

A: 1. Never be afraid to reach out to people you admire. Just be sure to be smart about it by doing research, asking specific questions and respecting their time. 2. Following-up ...

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Rachel Doyle

Rachel Doyle/Networking

Founder & President, GlamourGals Foundation, Inc

A: Ask questions about the person you meet. Be a good listener. Always remember to say thank you, it is a great way to begin or end a conversation.

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Rachel P. Goldstein

Rachel Goldstein/Networking

President, Agent of Change

A: I would say my time is divided by 80 percent management and 20 percent networking. I'd like that to be the opposite but as a young company, I have to ...

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Maureen Lippe

Maureen Lippe/Networking

Founder & CEO, Lippe Taylor

A: Being in the communications agency business, I should be aggressively networking, but honestly, I’m not spending enough time at this important task.  In the earlier stages of the business I ...

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Yao Huang

Yao Huang/Networking

Managing Partner, The Hatchery

A: I spend time building and sustaining relationships. Almost everything I do is based on that. I do get out to weekly events, speak, but mostly I am introduced to some ...

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