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On Building Your Own Table…

  No, Thanks! I’ll Just Include Myself. A Guide to Building Your Own Table and Taking Your Rightful Seat at It. “I’m different.  I’ve never been like any of my friends or colleagues.  My mindset is different. I approach things differently, whether it is my culture, my entrepreneurial spirit, the way I approach things as a woman or my drive.  I bring a special flavor to a room, to…

Got Business #RelationshipGoals?

  If so, then I have tools for you!  I have four very popular articles that have appeared in Black Enterprise. Three of them are featured in my new eBook, Power Relationships for Next-Level Business. But wouldn’t it be handy to have a handy checklist that concisely highlights all the tips from each of these articles and the ebook? 5 Tried-and-True Ways to Build Great Business Relationships 5…

Is Employee Advocacy at Odds with Building Your  Personal Brand?

Within the past several years, companies have adopted digital employee advocacy as a way to harness the power of their workforce for low-cost, high-impact marketing, sales and recruiting. Let’s face it, if you have even a dozen or more employees, it can be a powerfully compelling force for outreach. If you have hundreds of thousands of employees bought into one of the many digital platforms like Social Chorus,…

7 Keys to Creativity: Unlock Your Genius

(Image: iStock/PeopleImages) Even the most creativity-averse people can tap into their creative genius It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with cookie cutter marketing strategies. How do you tap into the creative genius inside? Do you ever wonder if you even have a creative genius inside? I believe that while many creative geniuses are born, others can be made with deliberate effort. According to Psychology Today, there really…

5 Tried-and-True Ways to Build Great Business Relationships

(Image: iStock/mapodile) Building business relationships that will propel your career does not come naturally to most. Face it: superficial networking leaves some professionals wondering what could be a better use of their time. What is required in building great business relationships is having great people skills. Before you say to yourself, “I have that,” are you wondering what to do with all the business cards you’ve collected? Does LinkedIn still have…

5 Keys to Power Rapport Building for Networking

Networking is all the rage, but if you’re introverted, the idea of meeting someone cold is not appealing. So how do you optimize a brief meeting with a prospect, an industry colleague, or potential employer? In these popular speed-networking events, 5 minutes may be all the face time you get to establish a rapport — which, let’s face it, is the very beginnings of a relationship. However, it is the very foundation…

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