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When the Invitation says "Black Tie"; Part Two of How To Network a Black Tie Gala

Jen Schaeffers (Chief Connector of Networking in Vancouver, the city’s go-to site for cool networking events) article on going solo to a Black Tie Gala is a must-read for anyone attending any networking event. All the tips are great, but what is most significant about Jen’s article is that she knew to ‘take it up […]

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Excellent 'Mom' Advice

We teach the skills of networking and connecting—everything from face-to-face connecting to conversation and social intelligence—and we think this story offers some of the best ‘mom’ advice out there. The Problem Peter Bregman, in an excellent article Getting Past a Communication Impasse, shares an incident where a colleague snaps at him and later offers a […]

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Become a Connector

We want to congratulate Jen Schaeffers (AWWW, thanks ladies!) for starting this website. What she has done has become a Connector. If you have read The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (highly recommend!) you’ll understand the power of becoming a connector. “Connectors are social glue.” Gladwell says that you want to know them, or better […]

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