Networking

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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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Melissa Meyers

Melissa Meyers/Networking

President, Melissa Meyers

A: Following up is key, be friendly, approachable and confident. Ask for contact information and reach out within 24 hours of meeting a person you would like to form a relationship ...

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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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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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JennyFleiss

Jenny Fleiss/Networking

Co-founder, Rent the Runway

A: In the beginning stages of the concept we looked to designers and our relationships in the fashion industry to see if this was something that they would consider doing, support ...

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Rachel Doyle

Rachel Doyle/Networking

Founder & President, GlamourGals Foundation, Inc

A: I think for the college student it is taking advantage of every speaker or special event your school offers or for the professional, going to that event or party that ...

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