Tag: Networking

How To Network to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment

In my previous blog, Networking to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment, we spoke about how it has become widely accepted that companies committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion benefit from a “diversity dividend” for a whole range of reasons, including gaining access to diverse markets and tap into different and often innovative perspectives.

HOW do we enhance a diverse, equitable, and inclusive business environment effectively?

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Networking to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment

At this point, it had become widely accepted that companies committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion benefit from a “diversity dividend” for a whole range of reasons, including gaining access to diverse markets and tap into different and often innovative perspectives.

So, how does that relate to your career? The answer is if you can harness your networking skills to connect and engage with people of all ages, cultures, backgrounds,

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Are You Adapting to Thrive?

Just over a year ago, our lives were changed forever by a force over which we had no control. We found a need to adapt to our new environment.

Our living rooms became our offices, and our webcams became our means of connecting. Each day brought a new challenge of juggling the forced integration of work and home and adapting. Camera on! Camera off.

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Network Most When You Need it Least!

One of the maxims I live by is, never take your network for granted. Building a long-term, collaborative network is a daily activity that requires you to both consciously cultivate and nurture your existing relationships and develop new ones. In fact,  the best time for you to work on maintaining the contacts you have and developing new resources is when you already have a job and are in a good place emotionally.  

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The Greater Impact of Holiday Networking

“I hate going to holiday parties,” my friend Miri complained.

“What don’t you like?” I asked.

“I’m not great at mingling, and I don’t like making small talk.”

“Anything else?”

“I get tired of telling people my life history and what I do for a living,” Miri replied.

Do you ever feel like this?

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