Category Archives: Thank You

Networking Tips from the Godfather II

A month ago, I wrote a piece about networking tips one could take from the movie, The Godfather.  In the piece, I focused on the scene where Marlon Brando’s character, the Godfather, assists the undertaker, who is in need, and … Continue reading

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Networking Tips from The Godfather

In the opening scene of the 1972 classic, The Godfather,  Don Corleone (The Godfather) and Bonasera (the undertaker) engage in a conversation around favors.  Bonasera desires justice to be served on the young men who assaulted his daughter.  After some … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Final Thoughts

It has been a while since I have posted anything – my apologies as moving and work meetings usurped my time over the past two weeks.  As noted in my previous post, Communication and Evaluation, I would like to offer some … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Using My Board of Trustees

The other day, I detailed who I included in my job search Board of Trustees. You should consider creating your own board – just be sure to include individuals from a variety of sources, who know different aspects of you and … Continue reading

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Your Last Weeks at Your Current Job…

Congratulations on your new job.  This is an exciting time full of possibilities and often one wants to jump right into the new role asap – and sometimes this is possible as your current employer allows you to vacate your … Continue reading

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It is in Receiving that We Give…

When I speak to groups or individuals about networking, I am often met with questions from my audience centered around the themes of “Why would someone, who does not know me, want to help me?” and “I feel like I … Continue reading

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You Have Something To Offer Your Contacts

When I speak to groups about networking, I use the analogy of networking being a two-way street, meaning one must be willing to help others in order to receive help from others – assistance must to be open to going … Continue reading

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