Smart Connections

I’ve just returned from the LA Small Business Expo and wow, did they have some great exhibitors! All of the amazing conversations got me thinking about connections and how we make, keep, and sustain them. From my email and online correspondence, it seems I’m not the only one sussing out what it means to identifying how to make a relationship stick

Engagement as a Shared Function

You ever heard the expression, too many cooks, not enough broth? I feel that way about engagement¬†as a shared function. It sometimes raises my hackles, just like when you’re reminded about that TPS report cover sheet you forgot to include: Which drives me crazy because shared engagement with prospects, members, and/or the greater community shouldn’t…

Identity

Searching for a new job can be an enigma. You’ve packaged yourself as a brand for a large, unknown audience. You’ve done quite a bit of research on each group you’re looking at, and you’ve got confidence in your knowledge, skills, and abilities. You might have even gone on a couple of interviews, but the…