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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 … [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]

How To Work A Room® or Zoom: Face-To-Face Networking In A Virtual World

Adapting our social interactions from the Room to Zoom and other platforms is important during these "work remotely" pandemic times. I've give several virtual programs on staying visible when we aren't in-person. So I updated this article for these … [Read more]

How To Work a Room® : The Return of the BUSINESS LUNCH???

I was interviewed by Washington Post reporter, Emily Heil, for her article on the iconic —and missed— business lunch. I wrote about the business lunch in both The Secrets of SAVVY Networking and Face TO Face: How To Reclaim The Personal Touch in a … [Read more]