Networking

10 Ways to Become a Super-Likable Person

Everybody likes a person who listens compassionately and speaks with honesty.<p>Do you make people feel comfortable and welcome when they are around you? Do people feel appreciated, understood and accepted by you?<p>Likeable people know how to endear themselves to others from the get-go. They understand …

Body Language

Quick Job Search: How to Find Your Next Job in Just 7 Days

Let’s face it – life happens. Sometimes, we need to find a job fast so we can keep the bills from piling up. Which means a you need to kick-start …

Business

Too many NFL Draft prospects attend the NFL Draft

On Thursday night, 22 NFL Draft prospects will attend the NFL Draft’s first round, and that is too many.<p>Instead, only 5-10 should be given the …

NFL Draft

How To Get Rehired By A Company You Turned Down Before

How do I get back into a particular company that offered me a role that I turned down two years ago but on my terms part time and virtual? How do I reopen that door? — Emma<p>In the ideal world, the doors to past companies — ones whose offers you turned down or even companies where you worked before …

Employment

How to get hired during Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast

Looking for a new gig? <b>Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast</b> is the best time to put your feelers out for some new opportunities in a surging …

Employment

10 Niche Social Networks to Use Instead of Facebook

• Home/<br>• Reviews/<br>• Software/<br>• Social Networking/<br>• 10 Niche Social Networks to Use Instead of Facebook<p>10 Niche Social Networks to Use Instead of Facebook<p>Niche …

Social Media

10 Ways to Be a Better Friend

<i>Answer by Milena Rangelov on Quora.</i><p>Here are a few ideas:<p><b>1. Maintain your existing friendships.</b><p>There are many options nowadays: coffees, movies, …

Happiness

10 Steps to Become an Industry Expert in the Next 12 Months

It takes focus and common sense.<p>If you asked people how long it takes to become an expert in a specific discipline, most would share the so-called “10,000-hour rule of deliberate practice” to reach mastery (courtesy of Malcolm Gladwell). While much has been said about the validity of this "rule," …

Learning

The ultimate pre-conference checklist all startups need to read

Practice pitches in your sleep<p>Practice, Practice Practice! Be confident when the first attendee approaches your team by memorizing pitches to …

Marketing

Need to Ask for a Favor? Don't Hide Behind Email.

A recent study found that you'll have better luck in person.<p>For some people, they never feel more at home then when they are striking up a conversation with a stranger. Just friends you haven’t met yet, right? But for many, especially introverts -- even the outgoing ones -- a networking experience …

Leadership

They Met Through Networking App Shapr

Dating apps always have beautiful stories that lead to pretty engagement photos and cheaper rent. This time with Shapr, there’s no “they got married …

New York City

Here's a way to start a conversation with kids about being transgender

<b>(CNN) —</b> What happens when you bring a group of sixth-graders together to meet -- for the first time -- someone who is transgender? You get an easy and honest conversation that speaks volumes about how we can talk to our kids about gender and how much we can learn from their openness.<p>Hennessy, a …

Parenting

How to handle the oft-dreaded “networking event”

Behavior investigator Vanessa Van Edwards discusses her new book and shares tips on how to navigate networking events

Body Language

Everybody lies • AEI

On an average day, internet searches worldwide amass about eight trillion gigabytes of data. This staggering amount of information can reveal who we …

How to Plan a Met Gala–Worthy Soirée

Eaddy Kiernan, Vogue's Director of Special Events, at last year's Met Gala with Raúl Àvila, the event's designer.Photo: Courtesy of Eaddy KiernanHow to Plan a Met Gala–Worthy Soirée Who is Eaddy Kiernan? Come next Monday, she’s a name you should know. A <i>Vogue</i> veteran, Kiernan is the magazine’s …

Fashion

Ten tips for publicizing convention events

By David Seidman<p>It’s con season in the comics world, which means that someone has to attract people to attend panels, signings, parties, and other …

Comic Books

J&K govt bans 22 social networking sites citing their misuse

Jammu and Kashmir government today banned 22 social networking sites and applications including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter in Kashmir on the …

Social Media

Follow-up emails are 'the key to success in any field' — here's exactly what to write

Keith Ferrazzi's bestselling career guide "Never Eat Alone" is filled with several hundred pages of professional networking insight, but there's one small point that can't be overlooked.<p>"The most memorable gifts I have ever received are those whose value could not be measured in terms of dollars …

2 Emails You Should Never Send Again

These common email constructions are making you look unprofessional<p>Every day, more than 205 billion emails are sent around the world.<p>Despite how easy it is to jot off a quick note from your phone and connect with anyone instantly, there's still some basic etiquette involved. Certain kinds of emails …

Email Marketing

How to Become Insanely Well-Connected

Fall 1996. A young <b>Chris Fralic</b> is selling software for Oracle. He’s not sure what he wants to do next, but he’s always been curious about venture …

Skills You Need To Build Your Network Marketing Business Online

Shares 0<p>If you want to build your Network Marketing Business Online there are certain skills you MUST improve to get any worthwhile results.<p>Here I …

Marketing

The Elegant Way Online Social Networks 'Heal' After a Death

Friends of the deceased person start interacting more after a loss, and stay in touch for years afterward.<p>Just as life, for many, now takes place both online and in the physical world, so too does death. Social media has brought back the kind of public grieving often seen in ancient Greece—open …

Sociology

Improve Your Career Prospects: Become a Master Networker [Infographic]

Everyone networks. We are, after all, social creatures. We meet people every day and invite them into our lives… into our experiences. Friends, …

Marketing

Why Stand-Up Comedy Is The Ultimate Lesson In Common Ground

Laughter really is the best medicine when it comes to uniting people<p>“Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh,” the English poet W.H. Auden once said.<p>He was right: nothing else has quite the same power to make …

Comedy

10 Tips to Win your Next Hackathon

Hello, everyone!<p>In 2016, I participated in my first hackathon ever. When I moved to Montreal, I discovered a beautiful community around technology …

Productivity

Big News About the Full Stack Journey Podcast

26 April 2017 · Filed in News<p>If you’ve been following the Full Stack Journey podcast, you know that the podcast has been silent for a few months. …

Podcasting

Networking to and within the Azure Cloud, part 3

• Blog<br>• Networking<p>Posted on April 25, 2017<p>Olivier Martin Global Black Belt - Azure Networking, Microsoft …

Part 3

The Match.com of Seed Saving

The global effort to sustain seed diversity has been an uphill battle for a generation. Worldwide, 75 percent of seed varieties have disappeared …

Agriculture

Elite social media: where the internet’s 1 percent hangs out

On the internet, no one can see your Rolex<p>The social network Best of All Worlds is five years old (ancient by Silicon Valley standards) and has just a tiny fraction of the users its contemporaries like Facebook and Twitter have. But Best of All Worlds isn’t failing. In fact, the social network’s …

Social Media

8 Ways to Score an Invite to the Met Gala

Like the Oscars, but for <i>fashion</i>, a seat at the Met Gala is a sign of some serious clout in the style world. Sure, anyone can check out the exhibit after opening night, but the red carpet event is reserved for those who receive an exclusive invitation — or perhaps, finagle an invite from Anna …

Fashion