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The Box

You may be wondering about why we have this box on the table each time we have a Monday Connection. It is our referral box. It contains your business cards and you are free to add some new ones and

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Welcome to 2015

A warm welcome to 2015, both figuratively and literally! As we enjoy a brief respite from the previous few days of scorching heat, many people are looking forward to beginning the new year with a myriad of resolutions. Resolutions are

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Meeting places

Originally we began meeting in a small cafe called Connections….. on a Monday…….. hence our name! Quite a cosy spot (if the door was closed in winter), but we had to walk through clouds of cigarette smoke from the nearby

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Networking etiquette

Is it ok to add someone you met at a networking event to your newsletter mailing list? My answer to this is “no”.  I find it rude.  I may be alone on this but I doubt it. Networking is about

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Networking quotes

Thought these two were gems….

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Is networking a dirty word?

If you have ever struggled with networking, you might be inclined to think so.  If you are not being authentic – pretending to be something you’re not, networking will be a thorn in your side. These articles were originally shared

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Elevator speeches

Hate elevator speeches?  I do.  Both giving and receiving them. I know it serves a purpose and I would still recommend that you get a handle on yours, if only to get it perfectly clear in your mind what is

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