The Holidays are a Great Time to Network!

The Holidays are a Great Time to Network! In these times of such economic uncertainty, networking is essential to keeping you, your knowledge, and your profile current, as well as strengthening your connections, and initiating new professional contacts. All of these...

Building a Network You Can Trust

Building a Network You Can Trust   Setting up your personal and professional network on a resource such as LinkedIn can do wonders for your career, but there are some important guidelines to follow to make sure that this works in your best interest. The most important...

Work Life Balance

On Work/Life Balance   This week, I read an interesting article on work/life balance in Wharton’s Knowledge@Wharton’s readership survey. The article talks about women executives on Wall Street and their reflections on work/life balance.  I took away three important...

Keep Your Elevator Speech from Falling Flat

  Ever hear the expression “Everything that goes up, must come down?” Well, that doesn’t have to apply to your elevator speech.   While real elevators should go up and down, your speech can keep ascending through preparation, practice, and...