Networking

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Julia Hartz

Julia Hartz/Networking

President & Co-founder, Eventbrite

A: At the moment, I am spending all of my time on internal affairs. My focus is on the happiness and productivity of our team and I hope it will ...

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Alle Fister/Networking

Principal, Bollare Communications

A: 1. Do it and do it often. I have learned so much by meeting and listening to others. 2. Think of the other, no one learns anything by talking, listen and ...

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Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson/Networking

Founder, Spark and Hustle & Women for Hire

A: Be deliberate about the events you attend. Just showing up anywhere and everywhere doesn’t mean you’re making valuable connections. Who’ll be there? Why are you attending? And what’s the one ...

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Loren Ridinger/Networking

Senior Vice President, Market America & Shop.com

A: 1. Engagement through social media: communication is key, especially when it comes to social media. Make sure to connect with everyone at all times. People lead to people. 2. When you ...

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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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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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