1409, 2022

You Can’t Talk Shit Done

By |September 14th, 2022|

You can't talk shit done now or ever. In the not too distant future, it could be that face-to-face meetings are a thing of the past or a least a rarity. Seminars, conferences, and presentations might all be digital— where people join the conversation by logging into an event, sitting around pseudo-tables or milling about [...]

809, 2022

Creating a Networking One-Pager

By |September 8th, 2022|

What is a networking one-pager? It's an idea I stole. It was at a brainstorming event. A dozen of us attended the session including my friend Robby Slaughter . The way it worked was we went around the table, and each participant shared a need (or not) to which the group offered advice, connections, or [...]

609, 2022

How to Use the Pinch Theory of Conflict Management

By |September 6th, 2022|

The pinch theory of conflict management is based on the idea that conflict can be predicted and reduced. Unresolved conflict affects production, lowers performance, and fosters resentment. When expectations between people are not met, this can create a pinch or a breakdown in the existing relationship. Pinches are inevitable, but can be reduced, managed, and [...]

109, 2022

Why is it Called Networking?

By |September 1st, 2022|

Why is it called networking? Should networking be all work? Shouldn’t some of it be netfunning? Whether you’re representing your company at an event, branding yourself on social media, or looking for a job while attending a group function, is it OK to have fun while networking? I think so.  Yes, it’s OK to Have [...]

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