Posts tagged "networking"

Beverly Johnson's 5 Real Life Networking Tips

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By Jasmine Browley “You have to know what you want–touch it–speak to it and before you know it, you have it.” On Tuesday, my life was changed. Or at least I think it was. Cameka Smith, founder of The Boss Network, an online membership group for professional women, held its 5th year celebration. The  event... Read more »

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?
by Zondra Hughes Think about the relationship you’re in right now. How would you describe your role? Are you the hot chick–or the help? Here’s what I know: when you showcase your talents, someone will want to use them.  And some of us tend to showcase our talents early in the dating process, and this... Read more »

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »
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Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking

Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking
Hard work means little if you’re not good at networking. Every day, the hardworking worker bee is left behind because she’s too shy to network, too afraid to ask for help, or too soft-spoken to attract a mentor. Video: Meet “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske   “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske by Zondra Hughes If you’re the shy worker... Read more »

5 Bad Bosses and How to Deal With Them

5 Bad Bosses and How to Deal With Them
By Zondra Hughes On an early Saturday morning, I wore a banker’s blue suit to launch the weekend on a professional note. I was meeting with other professional women who relayed stories of being on the receiving end of great advice, mentorship, and ‘women who HELP each other in the workplace,’ and I was just... Read more »

Celebrity Matchmaker's Dating Tips for Shy Singles

Celebrity Matchmaker's Dating Tips for Shy Singles
Celebrity Matchmaker’s Dating Tips for the Shy Singles  By Susan Trombetti, CEO of Exclusive Matchmaking When it comes to shyness/anxiety, these are some of the types of people I find matches for everyday. As a matchmaker, I can’t just give them a date without addressing the clients’ extreme shyness and anxiety around dating. They can’t open up... Read more »
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Networking, Love, and Business: 5 Tips

Networking, Love, and Business: 5 Tips
Dwayne Hirsch Dr. Dawj has a guest blogger this week, and it is Dwayne Hirsch, Chicago’s Network-King.  He is the Host and Co-Founder of Chicago’s most talked about weekly networking event, Business Spotlight Networking (BSN), on Tuesday nights at Red Kiva, 1108 w Randolph from 6pm-9pm. The event uses a unique talk show format to connect... Read more »