Networking

advice & stories

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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Latham Thomas

Latham Thomas/Networking

Women's Wellness Maven, Author & Founder, Mama Glow

A: I believe everything we do is networking. You never know where your encounters may lead you. Many of my achievements are largely a result of other people wanting to see ...

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Tammy Tibbetts

Tammy Tibbetts/Networking

Founder & President, She's the First

A: Here’s a great story about the benefits of networking with those younger than you, too! It also ties in with mentorship: Last summer, I spoke at a student conference in ...

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Jacquelyn Zehner/Networking

CEO, Women Moving Millions

A: I love networking, or I would rather say, making connections. It gives me joy to connect people who should know each other in hopes that great things come of it, ...

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Mia Bauer

Mia Bauer/Networking

Founder & Former Chief Creative Officer, Crumbs Bakeshop

A: 1). To be genuine when you meet people and be yourself 2). To be willing to have a conversation with anyone, because you never know where the next opportunity lies 3). Follow ...

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Kara Gerson/Networking

Executive Director, Voss Foundation

A: I hate “networking” in the classic sense of sticking your business card in someone’s face. It seems so contrived. However, all of my jobs and all of my best friends ...

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