Get Your Brand Straight! Lena West Teleclass Podcast

lena-west-thumb-300x286“Have the courage to say what’s on your heart, because I guarantee it’s on the heart of other people.” -Lena West

In this 30-minute “Get Your Brand Straight” podcast, social media expert Lena West explains how to maximize social media to make sure your message is part of your messaging. Click the link below to listen. Read More

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Using Pinterest to Build Your Professional and Personal Brand

by Lisa Kalner Williams

Have you heard that you “should be on Pinterest” but haven’t the foggiest idea how pinning and repinning will help your brand? Let me help.

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Pinterest’s visual emphasis gives you an unparalleled opportunity to curate images that show your work in action. Take that to heart when you pin. If you’re a baker, upload images of your best confections. Do you help women with physical fitness? If clients let you, pin their most striking before and after photos. Read More

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Master the Art of Instant Connections: Mel Robbins

big-mel-robbinsDo you hate networking events? Then turn them into a game with a friend, says Mel Robbins in our 25-minute teleclass. Challenge yourselves to meeting a specific goal before you go, for example, collecting 10 business cards. When networking, scan the room to find people to whom you are drawn. Follow your gut, and go talk to them! Compliment them on their blouse/shoes/pin, or just tell them they have great energy and you wanted to meet them. Click the button below to listen to the full teleclass. Read More

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Network Like a Rockstar Using LinkedIn

Rezvani-SelenasmCareer expert Selena Rezvani shares best practices for creating and managing your presence on LinkedIn in this 20-minute podcast (see link below). In 2012, Rezvani had one of the “top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles” and in this mini session, she will show you three specific strategies for getting your LinkedIn profile in shape before the Massachusetts Conference for Women – a prime networking opportunity if there ever was one! Read More

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The Art of the Cold Call (or Email)

marcy twete photoWhen you hear the words “cold call,” you probably associate them with the words “cold sweat.” Calling someone you don’t know or even sending an introductory email, can be terrifying for even the most expert networker. Of course, a cold call or email isn’t ideal, but it can be necessary. Read More

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Inspired By: Miki Agrawal

Agrawal, MikismEliminate all negative relationships in your life. Deplete=Delete.”

As a serial social entrepreneur, Miki Agrawal is the founder of the acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept called WILD in NYC. Her next undertaking is THINX, and she is also a partner in Super Sprowtz, a children’s media company to get kids to eat more vegetables. Most recently, Harper Collins is publishing her book entitled “DO COOL SH*T” on entrepreneurship and lifestyle design. Read More

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How to Spot a Liar: Teleclass Recap

Pamela MeyerDid you know that men tell eight times more self-oriented lies than women, and that women tell lies primarily to protect other people?

In our teleclass, How to Spot a Liar, Pamela Meyer explained the easy five-step BASIC system for getting to the truth. Scroll down to listen to the full 20-minute call. Read More

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4 Tips to Manage Relationships with Coworkers: “Office Hours” Recap

Marie PeelerIn our July “Office Hours” radio show, host Samantha Ettus and guest Marie Peeler shared several tools to successfully manage relationships with your coworkers.

Listen to the 30-minute show here, and read on for a summary by leadership coach Marie Peeler. Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass] Read More

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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