Online Networking 101

Online Networking 101 There is a definition of networking that has stuck with me written by Ivan Misner: Networking is “The process of developing and activating your relationships to increase your business, enhance your knowledge, expand your sphere of influence or serve the community.” In order to begin building relationships online, here are some strategies…

Disney’s into Twitter

The Walt Disney Company is reportedly eyeing a deal to buy social media platform Twitter. According to Bloomberg, the Mouse House sees Twitter as a key video distribution platform, and as such has hired the Bank of America to evaluate a deal. Twitter operates is  social media presence includes an average of 313 million monthly…

Queen Bey Business Princpals

Its Virgo season and although I am an Aries, I decided to study one of my favorite celebrity Virgos, and the business habits she exhibits. Beyoncé Knowles is known for her awesome music, style, and famous relationships, but there is so much more. She is the ultimate businesswoman and her business principals should be considered…

King of Pop Business Moves

August 29, 1958 was the day Michael Jackson the King of Pop was born.  He would have been 58 years old today.   Let’s take a moment on this day to reflect on some of the great business principles that MJ left us. Leave a legacy – The King of Pop is currently the highest earning…

Networking Hollywood Style

Networking Hollywood Style In Tinsel Town networking is everything. Let’s examine how to apply their networking strategies to your everyday networking endeavors. Hollywood owns networking, you are who you know there. It does not matter if you are trying to land your dream job or make great business contacts, networking is a must.   You can…

Get a Quality Network Now

9 Ways to get a Quality network! Say to yourself QUALITY over QUANTITY. Meeting everyone will not help you cultivate relationships. The key to networking is figuring out how you can be of service. At events don’t become a grasshopper. Hopping from person to person will get you nowhere. You are making the people you…

Gift Guide The Professionals You Love

Need some last minute gift ideas for your favorite professionals.  Here are some awesome ideas, all ready to ship in time for Christmas! Sleep Master Sleep Mask- You need to well rested and ready to take on your dreams each day.  This Mask will help you get those well deserved Zzzzzzzzz! Moleskine Classic Notebook- Young…

The Corporate Hustler’s Code

The Corporate Hustler’s Code Decide what you want for life. What makes you work, what makes you happy, what motivates you? Corporate Hustlers have a WHY that drives their actions. Non-hustlers drift. Develop your ability to create value for others. Don’t think about yourself; think about what you can do for others. Your ability to…

10 Sites to help with Career Growth

Growing your career requires research here are 10 sites to help you do that. The Wall Street Journal: There is more in there than stocks and bonds. It is packed with information about job market trends and information that can help you identify industries and companies you should pursue as you climb the corporate ladder!…

Who Needs A Positive Mindset….

Everyone tells you that you need a positive mindset to succeed this is true but there is more. Here are 5 other mindsets you need to accomplish goals and get to the next level! Confident mindset. Do you trust your abilities? To do anything great, you have to be able to trust yourself and believe…

3 Networking Tips For Beginners

Here are 3 great tips to start your networking journey. Networking Tip 1: Dedicate time for writing ‘power hours’. Spend an hour each week handwriting notes to you potential mentors, people you want to interact with, and connections. This brings a personal touch they remember you by. You can also send an email checking up…