This article originally appeared at Firmology.com. You can read it and other great content on technology, start-ups, and entrepreneurship here! ******** When you are in charge, you have two critical tasks to accomplish. It doesn’t matter if you are a CEO, an entrepreneur, or a pee-wee soccer coach; there are two jobs that you need […]
Share Your Community Involvement on LinkedIn!
This article originally appeared at theDigitalFA. You can find it here. ******** An on-going concern for financial professionals is how to walk the line between sharing too much and too little of themselves through their social media presence. It can be challenging to find the perfect balance point between keeping it professional and giving your […]
Someone in my Network is Talking Smack about Me!
This article orginally appeared on LinkedIn. You can find it here. ******** “Don’t wrestle with a pig. You both get dirty and the pig enjoys it.” – Mark Twain I was talking with my massage therapist the other day, and as often happens, our conversation turned toward business development. At one point (right when she […]
3 Easy Body Language Adjustments For Better Business Meetings
This article originally appeared on Firmology.com. You can view it here. ******* With more and more of our time spent online, there are hundreds of articles that will help you develop the perfect online presence. You can learn how to create an optimized social media profile, a blog post with the perfect headline, and a […]
Create a 19,900% Advertising Bump in 67 Seconds
This article originally appeared on LinkedIn and went kind of viral. Check it out here! ******** A few months ago, I went to a birthday dinner for a friend at an Italian restaurant in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. It was a fun night – great conversation, delicious food, and pretty tasty wine. I’d never been […]
Why You Should Care that LinkedIn bought Newsle
Did you hear that LinkedIn recently bought the platform Newsle? Do you know what a Newsle is? Do you care? You should if you fall into one of two groups: 1. You are using social media, including LinkedIn, to build your practice. 2. You aren’t using LinkedIn like you should, but you are looking for […]
3 Questions to Ask Before Solving ANY Problem
This article originally appeared at Firmology. You can find it here. ******** A while back, I heard a stand-up comedian talk about the 3 questions you should always ask before you tell your significant other anything: Does this need to be said? Does this need to be said right now? Does this need to be […]
Networking on the Cheap for Millenials (And the Rest of Us)
This article originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can find it here. ******* I was having a cup of coffee with a friend the other day and the conversation turned to my upcoming book on networking (somewhat shameless plug – Networking in the 21st Century: Why Your Network Sucks and What to Do About It). She […]
Don’t Waste Time Worrying about Your Social Media Permanent Record
This article first ran at LinkedIn.com. You can find it here. ******** I used to have an earring when I was in my early twenties. A big, fat, silver hoop. My father had always said that I couldn’t have one while I lived under his roof. That was fine. I just waited until I was […]
Is is Time to Upgrade Your LinkedIn Account to Premium?
This article first ran at thedigitalfa.com. You can find it here. ******** One of the common questions that I hear when working with financial advisors (and pretty much every other stripe of professional) is, “Should I pay to upgrade to the premium LinkedIn account?” It’s a great question and one that doesn’t necessarily have a […]
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