Happy New Year everyone! Did you know that this is a perfect time for life and work retrospective? Here is how to do it: - Schedule a block of time (1-2 hrs at a minimum) offsite where there are no distractions. - Perform a life and work review: how were the last 12 months? How… Continue reading Happy New Year! Time for a Life and Work Retrospective
Last week I had the privilege of speaking at LiFT conference in Richmond. We had a wonderful audience of about 200 women (and a few good men too 😊). My speaking partners Ed and Shannon were wonderful to collaborate with, and made it easy for the concepts we were discussing to come alive for the… Continue reading LiFT Reflections
Happy December my friends! The last month of 2016 is here, can you believe it? Life moves fast, doesn't it? And my question for you is not "Are you moving fast enough to keep up?" but "Are you moving too fast?" This December, I ask you to step back, to take a big picture look… Continue reading Happy December!
Don’t have three whole minutes to read my article? I got your back, here is a 30 second version. With an introduction of a new LinkedIn publisher page, your most recent LinkedIn blog posts are automatically advertised at the bottom of all your LinkedIn articles. This is good news for driving up your viewership and… Continue reading Don’t Miss More Posts by… You: Surprisingly Good News from LinkedIn Publisher
We've all done this: wanted to connect to someone on LinkedIn from our phone and clicked on the blue Connect button on their profile only to see a cheerful "Invite Has Been Sent!" message. Then we realize (all too late, of course) that we just sent a dreaded generic invite without having a chance… Continue reading Oops, I Did It Again: How to Customize a LinkedIn Invitation on Mobile
You are aware of the importance of making your LinkedIn profile visually appealing and understand why it's crucial to include samples of your work in your LinkedIn profile. But how do you actually do this? Writing "how to" articles is not as dear to my heart as writing about LinkedIn strategy, but since "How do I add… Continue reading Make Your Profile Come Alive: How To Add Multimedia to LinkedIn Profile
It was a privilege and an honor to speak for an altogether amazing group of female entrepreneurs visiting Washington DC as part of #10KWomen initiative (a US Department of State Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East). To say that this is an inspiring group is to describe a shadow of the impression they… Continue reading Happy #IWD2016!
I am thrilled to teach a series of job search strategy/LinkedIn classes at General Assembly in Washington DC, starting on March 2, 2016. PLEASE SHARE this announcement with your friends and family who are in the midst of a job hunt and might benefit from taking this class. Thank you and see you at General Assembly… Continue reading New Job Search Strategy/LinkedIn Classes Series in Washington DC
What if I told you that there is a way to share all your LinkedIn articles in one link, memorable and brand-friendly? There is indeed a new feature that does for your articles what so called vanity URL (customized URL) does for your LinkedIn profile! ... Unless you live under a rock, you have heard that LinkedIn publisher is a… Continue reading You’re So Vain: Vanity URL for Your LinkedIn Articles
A meeting without a facilitator is as likely to succeed as a project without a project manager.