7 Ways Successful People Build Exceptional Professional Relationships

by admin 15. January 2015 07:51
We all can use that quick refresher to maintain the top-of-the-mind relationship-building strategy and mindset. These 7 simple tips come in handy especially when we're bogged down with work and we just need to take a breather and smell the opportunity to engage those around us. Read more!

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12 Rules of Highly Effective Networkers

by admin 12. November 2014 22:29
Whether we like it or not, we all need to make new connections to move forward. And maybe proper networking isn't necessarily about trying to make a sale or even perceiving a potential sale but rather, it is a habit that raises your potential for finding that next lead. Learn to establish the right positive networking habits. Think of these 12 rules as proper etiquette as opposed to networking habits, and growing your professional network may not be as daunting.

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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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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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The Best Advice I've Ever Received

by Shelbynscott 4. August 2014 19:34
Mentors are important to any attorney. Over the years, we can forget all the good advice we've gotten. Here's one lawyer's collection of the best advice she's received from her mentor. Pass it on!   You can access the article here.

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3 Ways to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

by Shelbynscott 24. July 2014 09:54
You don't know who you'll run into and when. Maybe it's someone from your dream firm. When you have little time to impress, you better hope your elevator pitch is perfect. Here are three tips you need to know so you can be pitch perfect.

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Questions Managers Like to Hear in Job Interviews

by Shelbynscott 10. June 2014 10:00
We've all been there! It's the end of your job interview and the interviewer turns the tables. "Do you have any questions for us?" Of course you do! But be careful what you ask, it is still part of your interview! Try some of these questions out in your next interview. They will lead to insightful information about the organization all while making you look great. Check out the questions you should be asking here.

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5 Ways to Inspire and Encourage Everyone You Work With

by admin 3. April 2014 11:47
You can change your work environment! The authors discuss easy ways you can inspire and connect with the people around you. Things like leveraging talents, encouraging ambition, and practicing mindfulness can go a long way to foster a more creative and successful workplace environment. Read on for more tips! [More]

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Large Law Firms are Failing Women Lawyers

by admin 6. March 2014 09:03
One of the reasons large firms are failing women is because it takes initiative to get out there and find a mentor. Read as Selena Rezvani tells us how finding the right mentor is key to success in the large firm. Women struggle in finding the guidance and support they need, especially when most higher ranking sponsors are men. But that's only the beginning. Read on to get the full story. Once you've read the article, head over to the Business Referral Forum and contribute your thoughts!

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Mentoring, Networking & Business Development | Women at Work

The Key To Writing, Speaking, Succeeding — Everything!

by admin 20. February 2014 10:08
Good writing affects more areas than you may think—it’s the key to a good speech and building your client base. Mark Hermann offers quick tips on how to write effectively. Keep in mind, it is consultative. One simple tip is to avoid talking about the services of the firm, but instead focus on the solution to their problems. That's ultimately what they are looking for. For a quick professional refresher, read on! [More]

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