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Negotiation, the LOA! Way: Pt. 1

Present: Structuring a Compelling and Effective Presentation

LOA! Q & A

More Than Just a Job; The Unwritten Rules of the Workplace

Contribute: Staying on Track and Getting Ahead; Setting Up the Perfect Home Office

Advocate: Performance Review

Advocate: Compensation

Advocate: For Yourself and Your Team

Boss’s Month: Connecting with Your Boss

Boss’s Month: Improve Your Relationship with Your Boss; Standing Out While Fitting In

Networking Remotely

Books:

  • Karen Wickre, former Editorial Director at Twitter, Taking the Work Out of Networking: Your Guide to Making Connections that Count
  • J. Kelly Hoey, Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World
  • Rosina Racioppi, CEO of Women Unlimited, Relationships Matter, forthcoming
  • Dale Carnegie, How to Make Friends and Influence People. A classic!

Other:

  • Meetup groups
  • Incubators and other co-working spaces are hosting virtual networking events
  • Young professional groups (either locally or online)
  • Alumni groups
  • Social media — not just the obvious networking sites like LinkedIn, but Twitter, Instagram, etc. can be great mediums to connect with those you wouldn’t ever be able to reach in person
  • Local tip from London: don’t be afraid to meet your neighbors! At a safe distance, of course. Perhaps they are working on something cool that might interest you; it could even lead to a professional opportunity at some point

Creating a Culture of Candor in the Workplace

Canda

“Jack was always direct, but his frankness was appealing and effective.” Jeffrey Immelt, successor to Jack Welch as General Electric CEO Former General Electric (GE) CEO Jack Welch died earlier this week. While this news perhaps evokes a “Who was he?” response from Millennials and Gen Z’ers, Baby Boomers know Welch as the brash “celebrity” […]

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Who’s Best for Your Next Meeting: Bob and Nick, or Prince Harry?

King's Speech

Queen Elizabeth: My husband is required to speak publicly. Lionel Logue: Perhaps he should change jobs. Queen Elizabeth: He can’t. Lionel Logue: Indentured servitude? Queen Elizabeth: Something of that nature, yes.” From the film, “The King’s Speech” Well, not a speech from the king exactly, but a speech from the 6th in line to be […]

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Assessment

Are you prepared to make a meaningful impact at your company? Bob and Nick’s assessment will help you determine if you have the critical soft skills for career success – and, if not, what to do about it!

Take the LOA! Assessment