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Free Teleclass: Successful Networking (at the Conference and Beyond!) with Laura Schwartz

Schwartz, LauraEat, Drink, and Succeed with Laura Schwartz
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (EDT)

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presented by Cisco Systems

Every social and planned interaction is an opportunity for career development. Based on this philosophy and her book, Eat, Drink & Succeed! Climb Your Way to the Top Using the Networking Power of Social Events, Laura Schwartz will teach conference attendees proven strategies they can immediately put to work to build partnerships and excel both during and in between conference events. Read More

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Keiko Zoll: Why the MA Conference for Women Matters

SYS Voll, Keikoby veteran Conference attendee Keiko Zoll, writer, designer, advocate, geek

The following is a featured entry in our Share Your Story contest, which celebrates our 10-year anniversary with stories from past attendees.

This video captures in just about one minute what the Conference did for one woman – and what it offers to everyone. We couldn’t have said it better ourselves:

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Imanie Sampson: MA to Malawi (and Back Again?)

SYS Andrea and Imanieby Imanie Sampson, Boston high school senior
(entry submitted by her teacher, Janet Ferone)

The following is a featured entry in our Share Your Story contest, which celebrates our 10-year anniversary with stories from past attendees.

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Podcast: Mentoring Millennials with Lindsey Pollak

Lindsey PollakLindsey Pollak, often called a “translator” among the generations, shares her insights, opinions and the latest research about today’s 20-somethings in this 30-minute recording of her recent teleclass.

Listen below (or read the transcript) to pick up some actionable strategies to harness the power of your Millennial workers.

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Love Your Life Even on Workdays

Gladney-LawanasqFor many of us, the end of the business day just means the beginning of home office hours. So we end up living for the weekend, which is hardly a healthy way of life. “You need to have balance every day in order to rejuvenate your mind and body,” says Lawana Gladney, Ph.D., aka Dr. G, an emotional wellness expert and author of If You’re in the Driver’s Seat, Why Are you Lost? A Roadmap to an Amazing Life. Here’s how—it’s easier than you think. Read More

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Networking Tips for Shy People

Jumoke DadaDoes the prospect of working a room make you hope that there will be wine? Even the smoothest movers and hand-shakers didn’t necessarily start out that way. When Jumoke Dada, CEO of Signature Red and an entrepreneur in Philadelphia who has 3,000 names in her database, attended her first networking event for young professionals, she was so overwhelmed she went to the ladies’ room to give herself a pep talk. “I know this sounds weird, but I started to dance to get myself pumped,” she says. Read More

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