White Space Equals Headspace: Why Less Schedule Cramming Is The Key To Prosperity

What do business networking, efficient time management, and meditation have in common? Read on and discover the enlightening answer. A recent series of lessons in life and business had me reminiscing about a specific high-pressure aspect of my school days. I was brought back to 2AM on a Sunday night, when a seemingly incomplete high…

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What if You ‘Rode the Wave’ of Fear Instead of Letting it Drown You?

At a recent DRIVEN Professionals event (formerly known as Women’s Advancement Compact), Cara Power of Cara Power Coaching and The Paradox of Leadership addressed Fear in the Workplace (it turns out we have many!). When we think of fear, it’s tangible; fear of getting hit by a car, fear of getting sick or something happening to…

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The Currency Of Compassion: Leveraging Your Network With Perspective

Network management is like wine: The more you expose yourself to it, the more you appreciate its nuance. Once you’ve achieved a certain level of expertise (and hopefully enjoyed a few glasses of nice Burgundy along the way), you’re off-and-running toward network management’s fourth stage: leveraging your network, or as I like to refer to…

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A Great Business Development Takeaway: You Should Be Your Own Best Client!

Following the main presentation at our recent Advancement Strategy Symposium, one intuitive attendee left us with a nicely loaded “baby step” takeaway that was hidden in plain sight. This anonymous participant simply wrote, discretely across our comments flipchart, “Identify your clients’ problems, then offer possible solutions”. This idea, naturally, was suggested by one of the…

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Networking Legends: A Participant’s Perspective

June 12th’s Meet NYC’s Networking Legends event at Dorsey & Whitney was officially WAC’s best-attended event in the 1st half of 2014! Many of our esteemed members, as well as numerous new faces, were in the room to witness a panel discussion that zeroed right in on a theme that all WAC events are notable…

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