Highly Effective Networking

by Shelbynscott 12. November 2014 14:33
"Despite casual dress and informal conversation, there are still unspoken rules of networking that should be followed if you don't want to offend. It's easy to scoff and assume the rules no longer apply, but most likely, if you are breaking the rules below, you are offending a few people and they just won't tell you. Worse, they're not likely to do business with you either." See the 12 rules so you don't break them here.

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Mentoring, Networking & Business Development | Quick Look

You're Going about Productivity All Wrong

by Shelbynscott 12. November 2014 14:24
"Success comes down to two things: how we manage our minds and how we manage our days. This is one of the principles shared by Brendon Burchard, a No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and founder of High Performance Academy. Burchard, named by Larry King as "one of the top motivation and marketing trainers in the world," says that most people have productivity all wrong." Learn more about what Burchard has to say here.

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SBACNow Quarterly Venture Pitch Event

by Shelbynscott 12. November 2014 14:17
Looking for an opportunity to invest in something? The SBACNow Venture Pitch Event features multiple start-up and growth mode businesses pitching their concepts to potential investors and advisors.  Keynote speaker is Rajeev Chopra, President of The MIS Department, Inc.  We have also have an esteemed panel of judges.  This will be another exceptional evening of networking and entertainment! Details: 120 S. Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor, Chicago, ILNovember 13, 20145:30 - 8:30pm Contact Leslee M. Cohen for further information, lcohen@hershco.com

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Business Development | Mentoring, Networking & Business Development | Quick Look

6 Persuasion Tricks

by Shelbynscott 25. September 2014 12:00
Looking to get your ideas heard? Maybe you're vying for someone to join your practice? Show up prepared! Here are a few tricks to get your way.

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Happy Thoughts for a Happy Life

by Shelbynscott 25. September 2014 11:51
The strength based approach is lauded in many practices, but are you doing it for yourself? It may be the key to your happiness. Focusing on the positives is transformative to our happiness. So here's how you can rid those sad thoughts, and find yourself thinking happily and being happy. Go ahead and look at the article here.

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Welcome to 4 New Members!

by Shelbynscott 28. August 2014 12:19
Please join us in welcoming our four new members: Suzanne Massel, Lonni Berkley, Megan Meyer, and Laurie Velazquez. We hope to see you in the forums and on the blogs! 

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How to Network for Success

by Shelbynscott 27. August 2014 14:38
We are almost constantly networking. Whether it's at an event or saying hi to someone in the hallway, our interactions become more and more meaningful in our work life. Here are some stellar tips on how you can network like a champ!

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How to Become a Thoughtful Leader

by Shelbynscott 27. August 2014 14:33
We all know that leadership is important, but how you lead is even more significant. See how Harvard Business Review advises you to be more thoughtful and, therefore, a better leader. You can access the article here.  

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Welcome to 3 New Members!

by Shelbynscott 12. August 2014 13:57
We'd like to welcome to our community 3 new members! Here's a little about them:   Jennifer Guimond-Quigley is a family attorney with her own practice, Law Office of Jennifer Guimond-Quigley. Maria Berger has her own practice, Berger Law Firm LLC, which specializes in a wide range of practices. Stephanie Scharf is a principal at Scharf, Banks, Marmor, LLC and a former president of the National Association of Women Lawyers!

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Raising a Mighty Girl

by Shelbynscott 12. August 2014 12:05
Are you frustrated with the current market for young girls? Why were we raised to idolize princesses instead of queens? And don't get me started on the "true love's kiss" trope that occurs in our most popular childhood stories! We can change the way girls identify with their gender, not only through self-empowerment, but also by giving them examples of strong, independent female characters. Sheryl Sandburg's Lean In, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, and A Mighty Girl are all organizations that provide ways for you to empower your young daughters. A Mighty Girl works to provide updated lists of book... [More]

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