Networking is not spreading business cards across a room and hoping something sticks. When you meet someone new at a business event (or really any event), don't automatically whip out a card. Instead, talk to the person, really pay attention when he or she says...

Thanks to Steeleworker and former astronaut William Readdy for forwarding this video to our attention. This has to be one of our favorite TED videos of all time now. Not only is the speaker engaging and funny, he is also right on the mark. We...

It's hot in Texas in August. Really hot - like why do we live here hot. So, National Night Out, held in August around the USA, is held the first Tuesday in October for Texans. That would be tonight. We will be out on our...

Your profile picture on any and all social media sites says so much about you. The old saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, is an old saying that is still around for a reason - it holds true. Over the weekend, an explosion of...

Just to be clear, this is NOT networking. This is xxxxxxxx with xxxxx Services. I wanted to reach out to you today to network and see if you know of anyone that might be interested in either of the following candidate’s backgrounds? Thanks. Did you contact xxxxxxx with  xxxxxxx...

You'll never know if you don't ask. The answer is always no if you don't ask. How do you know it won't work if you don't try it? These are just a few of the things my brilliant mom used to tell me. Simple phrases...