How To Answer “So What Do You Do?”

“So what do you do?” The question rang in my ears because I’d heard it at least a million times before and at least 15 times that morning already. It wasn’t a terrible feeling. I just remember the question standing out on that particular day because I’d made a choice. A few months earlier, I…

5 Ways To Be Remembered Fondly

Being “remembered fondly” is a phrase that gives people pause.  You want people to remember you fondly but then you realize that if they are remembering you, then you might not be around anymore.  Most of us are a little unnerved by the whole death thing, right?  But, it happens to all of us at…

Stop Networking & Start Building Real Relationships – Part 1

[Photo credit: Dell Networking Event – NYC] I walked into the event and there he was, there she was, there THEY were.  You know them.  The first-timers.  The ones who feel like they have to go to networking events in order to build their business.  But, the problem is that they are scared out of…

5 Ways To Be Interesting When Networking

I’ve been to a lot of events recently and I remember clearly how it feels to be the awkward guy in the room. I remember what it feels like to be so nervous that I swore I was up on a screen at the front and everyone was pointing at the spinach in my teeth.…