They May Still Hate You

“This is rubbish.” That was how a comment from a reader began to a recent article I posted on AnnArbor.com. She then went on to cast aspersions on my business style, location, credentials, and, yes, even my wardrobe. This is the payment you will sometimes have to make when you…

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Giving Write Back, Part 2

Yesterday we talked about some of the writing styles we could practice in order to give back to our network. Of course, the four I mentioned were only the tip of the iceberg. Here are a few more, several of which can help make stronger connections with specific individuals in…

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Giving Write Back, Part 1

One of the underlying precepts of good networking practice is the understanding that our success in our life is dependent on how much we can help others to succeed in theirs. While, of course, this includes making referrals, recommendations, and introductions in order to help our connections directly, we also…

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