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Networking / YP / Sinikka Waugh August 15, 2019

Prepare to Network

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Networking Opportunity

As fall approaches, so does conference season. And just as we’ve done in the past, we want to offer you a few tips for building even better connections during this prime networking time.

Leadership / General Business / Networking / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh August 8, 2019

Willing & Able

Five Steps to Sharing the Load in Our Organizations

Recently, I’ve engaged in a couple of conversations with others about a trend we continue to see, especially in volunteer, non-profit, and church organizations. The trend is a little bit distressing and certainly puts a lot of burden on a handful of people. So, the purpose of this blog is to make sure we’re aware of this trend and invite...

General Business / Networking February 7, 2019

The Lost Art of the Thank You Note

So when was the last time you sat down and wrote a thank you note? When was the last time you received one?

Just this week in the mail, I received two Thank You notes, and they warmed my heart!  Reading them was like a gift in and of itself.

But it seems that the act of writing and sending a thank you note is becoming harder and harder to come by. How sad is that?

General Business / Networking / YP February 7, 2019

Never Eat Alone

When I think of networking, I think of conferences, as I’m sure most do too. I attended my first in October, and it was something we were constantly reminded of in nearly every session I attended. It was in one of these that the idea of networking was presented with the tagline of ‘Never Eat Alone.’ 

What a perfect way to present networking in a simple way to someone whose never done it. 

Networking / YP February 6, 2019

How to Make the Most of An Unrelated Internship

My dream is to be a high school math teacher. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of internships or jobs that fit neatly into that dream. This means that i have spent the last two summers at an internship that only sort of kind of related to the field that I want to enter. Perhaps, you’ve had the same problem. Through these experiences, I have discovered ways to leverage work experience that...

General Business / Networking / YP February 6, 2019

Get Comfortable Being Anxious

The first step to being successful is stepping out of your comfort zone- and that means being uncomfortable  

As the new year is well on its way, a time of change is upon us. It’s visible in the leaves as they shift colors and fall off trees, in fashion, as the shorts and tank tops of summer are traded for coats and boots, and as some forge ahead into the New Year, resolutions in hand.