Networking

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Jessica S. Kleiman

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Vice President of Public Relations, Hearst Magazines

A: Networking is an integral part of any PR person’s job. We’re only as good as our connections so I spend as much time as possible cultivating relationships, not only with ...

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Arlyn Davich

Arlyn Davich/Networking

Founder & CEO, PayPerks

A: It’s hard to pinpoint just one story. I email senior people who I have no business talking to almost every day. More often then not they respond, are kind, and ...

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Joya Dass/Networking

TV Anchor & Producer, Avenue Media

A: Go to things in the right frame of mind. Even if you’re feeling off (and everyone has off days), remind yourself of WHY you’re going. Always remember, whether it’s a ...

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Marla Malcolm Beck/Networking

CEO and co-founder , Bluemercury

A: I don’t really network at all. I have three kids, age 8, 6, and 5 and a staff of 500.   My time is spent on creative and operational Bluemercury work, ...

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Charlotte Beyer

Charlotte Beyer/Networking

Founder, Institute for Private Investors

A: Networking is a terribly misunderstood concept and often abused by overly eager young professionals. If I am at a party, nothing is more irritating than someone I don’t know thrusting ...

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Ella Gorgla

Ella Gorgla/Networking

Founder, I-ELLA

A: A private dinner ultimately led to the original funding of I-ELLA. I strongly believe in putting your ideas and passion out into the universe with the hopes that it lands ...

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