Being a Good Date: The Governing Principles of Relationship Building

By Lauren |

Building professional relationships can be treacherous, and you always hope to put your best foot forward when meeting new colleagues, clients and partners. Luckily, this phase is similar to the initial process of dating — it’s the time when the precedent is set for months and years to come.
This article will give you the skinny on the governing principles of how to use tried and true dating principles to help building personable and lasting relationships in the workplace. The next several articles in this monthly column will take a deep dive on each principle, to cover in greater detail and with real world examples to help you put your dating smarts to work.

Get on your Boss’ “Nice” List at the Company Holiday Party!

By claire |

Cheer, merriment and good spirit are circulating the chilly air and the company holiday party is right around the corner. This is a perfect opportunity to socialize with your co-workers, make great impressions on your superiors and get to know the people you work with outside of business small talk. You get that invitation, first […]

Link in to a whole new network!

By claire |

Linkedin is based on a simple philosophy, “Relationships matter.” In today’s competitive and tough economic landscape, it has become more important than ever to maintain and cultivate your relationships. Linkedin is considered to be the #1 social media platform for professional networking. Launched in 2003, Linkedin has grown into an online network that only a […]

So, you’re at a networking event. Now what?

By claire |

We all hear that networking is the key to success in business. Who you know  in a room is often more important than who you are. For that purpose, networking events have become a weekly staple for most businesses. However, many people feel intimidated at the thought of walking into a room full of people […]