Tag Archives: networking

Authenticity.

I spent much of last night reworking this website. To be more specific, I was reworking some of the “permanent” copy on the informational pages. The design, as you can see, is the same for the most part, though some of the content for several of the pages of the site (as opposed to the …

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Our Best Interest.

Some have accused me of not acting in my own best interests often enough. It’s possible. I think the line between acting in one’s best interest, and being straight up self-centered is a thin one in some cases. Unlike many people more successful than myself, I’d much rather err on the side of not acting in my …

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I do it several times a day. Or perhaps the more accurate thing to say would be, several times a day I don’t do it. I will find a blog post or article somewhere, and get something out of it. Sometimes a lot, sometimes just a tiny bit. I will scroll down to the comments section, ready …

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Think Best, Not Impress.

It’s human nature to want to impress people sometimes. I find it hard to believe that there is anybody anywhere who has never at some point tried to impress someone for any number of reasons. And some of those reasons seem legitimate. Yet we tend to conflate doing our best work for someone with impressing …

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Introvert Initiative

We often hear that a phone call is much better than email in making an impression. But to make a real impression, we need to find a way to meet with someone face to face. Even if it means researching their favorite restaurant and requesting a booth next to their own for their daily lunch. …

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