Finding Gold in a Roomful of Strangers

Networking is an often misunderstood term. It usually conjures images of a room full of “business types” at some sort of event where people are hoping to connect with people or prospects to grow their business. At their worst, they are awkward and you leave feeling like everyone there was trying to sell you something. […]

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The Words We Choose

What’s your favorite oxymoron? You know, two words that don’t go together when you really think about it. Sometimes they’re called a “contradiction in terms.” Things like “Jumbo Shrimp” or “Deafening Silence.” Right now, mine is “Cautiously Optimistic.” OK, maybe it’s not my favorite, but it is one that I have used a lot. It’s […]

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