What Doug Oliver learned about relationship development from politics to power play.
Welcome to Season 2 of the Awkward Networker Podcast! Season 2 starts stronger than a 20 oz Americano with 2 shots of espresso, as I welcome my first guest and good friend, Nick Bayer - Founder & CEO of the deliciously successful Saxbys. You know that awkward moment when you move to a new city... Continue Reading →
That awkward moment when you had no intentions of networking, but suddenly find yourself in an inescapable networking situation. Don't panic. Just WAVE.
As an... ahem... aging young professional, I'm more eager than ever to learn how the "new" young professionals are approaching the world of face-to-face social networking. This week on the Awkward Networker Podcast, I was fortunate to have founder of Today's Young Professional, and host of Today's Young Professional Podcast, Perline Paul, join me to... Continue Reading →
You know that cup of coffee you had with someone that changed your career or life? Imagine 1 million of those, and you’ll understand why Heather Qader is our #Networking4Good honoree.
Awkward Networker Guest Post with Dennis Sheahan Have you heard any variation of the word "no" recently? Possibly a euphemistic alternative to protect your feelings, such as "love the presentation, but unfortunately..." or "if it were up to me, I'd say yes... but..."? Rejection is like a curse word in 2018 - a feeling we... Continue Reading →
Our fathers have significant influence on our social skills. Every time my spoken vocabulary gets trite and lazy, I hear my dad's voice in my head saying, "Words have specific meanings, Sean. Use them appropriately." Every door I've held, every "please" and "thank you", every big smile and "Good morning! How are you?" before... Continue Reading →
Hey there, fellow networkers! In this week's edition of Sports Networker, I'm going to give you an update on all the sports-related topics and news you need to know when networking this week. Here are the highlights... of the highlights: 0:49 - NBA Finals and Lebron James 2:18 - NHL Stanley Cup and... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Anna Bohl-Fabian for being recognized as a #Networking4Good honoree! As a Board Member of the Spruce Foundation, Anna uses her networking opportunities to develop the next generation of philanthropists in Philadelphia! For people like Anna, networking events aren't about exchanging business cards and asking people if they'd be interested in grabbing a cup... Continue Reading →