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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

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FRIENDS Meeting them, Making them, Keeping Them

Potential friends are everywhere! Seems to me it’s a matter of opening one’s eyes, ears and, (although schmaltzy), heart. Maybe that’s it. OPENING UP to the possibility that a person (sitting next to you in a class, on a plane, in a presentation, in a book club, at a dinner fundraiser, in a house of […]

Observe the UNWritten Rules of Referrals

The following is a version of section of The Secrets of Savvy Networking, updated for today’s market. Upon meeting an audience member at a presentation, her first words were, “I’d like the name of your agent.” She obviously had no clues about unwritten rules of referrals that make or break our reputations. “You’ve got to […]

RoAne Roundup of Questions & Concerns

Whether it’s due to observations of irony or events that elicit concern, I find myself wondering: Do people hear what they’re saying or read what they’ve written? My counterintuitive questions and concerns range a wide span including: why is there a red line under this draft at “counterintuitive” when it’s spelled correctly??? 1. Why do […]