Networking

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Michelle Javian

Michelle Javian/Networking

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Harboring Hearts

A: It didn’t take me long after co-founding Harboring Hearts to realize how important networking is! The best tip I could give would be to be fearless. Open your mouth and ...

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DanielleCarrig

Danielle Carrig/Networking

Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Public Affairs, A+E Networks

A: In order for networking to be successful I believe it needs to be about getting to know people for who they are as opposed to what they do or what ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Networking

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: "Give" before you "get." If you can offer someone something of real value, that person is far more inclined to really want to help you in return. Social media is ...

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Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew/Networking

Co-Founder & CEO, The Daily Muse

A: One of the things we’ve done very well as co-founders has been to divide up our responsibilities. I’m the one who does sales, fundraising, and overall relationship management—and as a ...

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Echoing Green; Cheryl

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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Jenni Luke

Jenni Luke/Networking

Chief Executive Officer, Step Up Women's Network

A: It is different at different times. When I first took on this leadership role I tried to connect with as many of Step Up’s members and supporters as possible. But ...

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