Category Archives: Networking

Leslie Grossman: Link Out: Solutions in a Digital World for Old School Success

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Just how important is relationship-building to business, despite it not being part of your job description? A firm believer in relationships and collaboration, Leslie Grossman, author, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the Women’s Leadership Exchange, speaks of the importance of face-to-face communication today.

She talks about her book “Link Out”, which has her findings on the best ways to connect with people in order to further your business and career. She discusses as well what she discovered to be the common factor most successful women have.

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Sheila Dancho: How to Celebrate Rejection and Find Wild Success

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Everyone has certain fears that may be holding them back from becoming wildly successful. Listen to how Sheila Dancho, a long-time entrepreneur with three diversified businesses and 25 years of experience in direct sales, deals with these fears while helping others achieve their goals and dreams.

Sheila starts with her own story of how she shifted from the corporate world to network marketing, thanks to some game-changing experiences that changed her life.

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Most People Get Networking Wrong – Are You Winning or Losing at Networking?

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In general, networking to increase sales quickly can often be a frustrating undertaking. It seems, the more hungry you are for the sale, the less effective your networking activities will prove to be. Many professionals join their local Chamber of Commerce or business-networking group, and are initially excited at the prospects. But the unfortunate reality is that these groups often don’t live up to expectations; so we quit and look for another way to drive sales to our business.

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Emilia DiMenco: Certifying Women-Owned Businesses and Dramatically Accelerating Growth

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How can you fast track your career and perceived as a valuable asset in your organization?

Let Emilia Dimenco answer those questions for you.

As the President and CEO of Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), Emilia talks about the various support they offer to several types of businesses.

Having a successful 30-year career in the financial services, Emilia shares her experience in investment banking and the value of sponsorship in accelerating her career – from being an intern into becoming a leader in various financial organizations.

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Nancy Wright: Not Your Grandma’s Girl Scouts

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In this episode, Nancy Wright, CEO for Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, invites us to remember and re-learn the real-world skills that the Girl Scouts offer. Things like leadership, confidence and love for the community. Plus, she’ll discuss different programs available for Girl Scouts –from STEM to business communication.

She’ll also share a story about her father, and how their conversation inspired Nancy to find a way to serve the community.

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