Keep Your Networking Momentum Going

You just returned from a great conference, or tradeshow, where you met so many contacts! Now what? Once the flurry of excitement and activity has settled and you’re back at the office, how do you keep the networking momentum going?

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Tips to Make Your Conference Experience Count

Some conferences you have to go to, while other conferences you look forward to attending. What is the difference? It may be that with a little preparation, every conference can be a positive and worthwhile venture. Here are some tips

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Attitude Is Everything

A quote I recently came across asks, “Was it a bad day? Or was it a bad five minutes that you milked all day?” For instance, say you argue with your child over an outfit one morning – do you

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A Fresh Way to Organize Your Work – And Your Life

Do you think of journaling as a pastime from a bygone era, filled with run-on sentences and ink blots? Think again. Bullet Journals are gaining huge popularity as an “analog system for a digital age.” If you understand the saying,

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The Link between Questions and Creativity

Asking questions can spark innovation. But can it also spark creativity? Absolutely, says Michael Gelb, author of How to Think like Leonardo Da Vinci. He states, “Great minds go on asking confounding questions… Leonardo’s childlike sense of wonder and insatiable

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Polish Your Pitch and Shine

Imagine you’re at a conference, when your dream client joins you in the elevator. She asks what you do, and you dash off a one-sentence explanation. She lights up and says, “That’s exactly the help I’m looking for! I have

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Get the Most out of Conferences

There are many excellent reasons to attend conferences and trade shows. You can go to generate interest in a new product, for research on your competition, to expand awareness of your company’s offerings, or to enhance your own professional network.

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I Need Some Space…More White Space!

A little space goes a long way. Absence can make the heart grow fonder, and “white space” can make reading documents easier. The paradox of white space White space allows the viewer’s mind to breathe, so to speak. Technical writer

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Fall in Love Again – with Your Career

Valentine’s Day reminds us to appreciate the ones we love, and that special “someone” in our lives. But what about appreciating the “something” we spend 40 hours a week devoted to – our jobs? In professions that require heavy doses

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Commonly Misused Words

An entertaining meme floating around the Internet says, “Sometimes, I use big words I don’t fully understand, in an effort to make myself sound more photosynthesis.” Most of us try to use vocabulary in the right context, yet everyday words can be

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