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HOW TO WORK A ROOM® : A “LIGHT” Look

Having written How To Work a Room ® and giving presentations on the topic for forty years, I "hear" lines that relate. Add to that, I'm an unrepentant multi-tasker and watch TV while I read a paper, work out, work on a project, write a blog or do my … [Read more]

A Second Look at My Second ACT

By Susan RoAne Whoever said that there are no second acts was highly mistaken. So many of us have had two and three successful careers, myself included. My first was that very traditional, formerly highly respected and definitely NOT … [Read more]

How To Work a Room®: Strategies of a Former Shy Person

From Quiet to Quite a Mingling Maven® “I was always quiet and often felt shy at events, meetings and even parties”, said Rosa Baez-Lopez,then Vice-President of Human Resources at Clearbrook, a Chicago-land social services agency. “I started as … [Read more]

ROUTE 66 To Savvy Networking Success

The journey to savvy networking success is a circuitous one. Being from Chicago, it reminds me of the famous cross-country trip that starts at Michigan Avenue (near the Art Institute) and ends in Santa Monica near the famous pier. These are 66 … [Read more]