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Cultivate Quality Connections – aka “Networking Naturally”

Cultivate Quality Connections – aka “Networking Naturally” Before I picked this month’s theme, I actually wrote a bit about this already in a blog post of similar name, which gives what I think are both great examples of connecting, one online, one in person. Of course today isn’t the first time I’ve written about this important […]

Real Life Networking:  Reflection on Connection 

True confession: the only way I can get myself to do this ‘networking’ thing is to approach it naturally, with a genuine desire to connect and build relationships.  I’ve written about this in several blog posts – have a look! Thank goodness, there are others out there with the same intentions! This time, the example […]

How To Answer the “So, what do you do?” Question

All of us have heard the old saying,” It’s not what you know but who you know.”  I say in this job search market, we need to rewrite this to read “It’s who and what you know.”  Knowing someone will hopefully get your foot in an otherwise closed or hidden door for a meeting, but […]

“Networking” Naturally

I’m not a typical “networker”. In fact, the typical idea of networking, quick card exchanges and a “I’ll scratch your back if you scratch mine” approach, is a big turn off for me. Which is why I never go to events that are just for those types of (in my opinion) shallow meet & greets, […]

Being a Crafty Income Earner

  Creative Supplemental Income Sources   A lot of my friends are crafty at earning money.  Yes, they may also be clever at creating income sources, but what I really mean is that they are full or part time artists/crafters. Now perhaps more than ever, a side-gig source of income is something many people may […]