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You’ve Finished Your Startup Accelerator, So Now What?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / March 15, 2014

  You’ve got great ideas. You’ve gained access to a terrific startup accelerator program that helped you with funding and introduced you to insightful mentors. You’ve been networking in a sheltered environment and you’re better off than you ever were before. So now what do you do? Should professional networking still be an area of focus? (hint: yes)  If you have a million other things to do that take…

6 Ways to Survive Your Next Business Networking Event

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / August 15, 2013

In my personal vision of hell, I’m in large, red party room filled with hundreds of 3-year old children trying to feed me burnt mac and cheese, Phil Collins playing “In The Air Tonight” live on stage, and two gargantuan spiders are serving appetizers — and most importantly, everyone, and I mean everyone there is networking. Unless you’re a self-assured, anxiety-free superhuman, networking probably isn’t your idea of…

How to Maximize Your Time at Networking Events

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 28, 2013

For younger CEOs, especially those who are mainly working by themselves, networking can be vital to gaining new clients and colleagues. Not only that, networking can provide you with invaluable tips and advice. If you’ve gone to any events in the past, though, you know networking can sometimes be a huge pain. We’ve all been to those events where you just stand in the corner and wish you…

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