How To Win At Professional Networking Every Time

Some interesting ideas here. The author states that even though with networking “80% is showing up”, it’s the other 20% that counts. What do you think? And, what have you found works best for you?u3people

How To Win At Professional Networking Every Time.

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations – Judith E. Glaser, and Richard D. Glaser – Harvard Business Review

The more I learn, the more fascinated I have become with the neurochemistry of our interactions with others. Even more intriguing, is its powerful effect on all of our relationships, both within the workplace and without, and on our subsequent professional success (or lack thereof.)

I’d love to hear about your personal experiences as a leader related to this topic, and what you have learned from them.

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations – Judith E. Glaser, and Richard D. Glaser – Harvard Business Review.

6 Ways to Save Your Life — and Your Company | LinkedIn

TgardnerI met Tom Gardner, co-founder of the Motley Fool, and first heard him speak at the Positive Business conference a few weeks ago here at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. An interesting guy, and a very interesting take on how to run a business.

6 Ways to Save Your Life — and Your Company | LinkedIn.

The 5 Pivotal Decisions in a Leader’s Career

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In her new book “Pivot Points,” Julia Tang Peters examines the five pivotal decisions every successful leader must make.The book is based on Ms. Peters’ research and in-depth interviews with five successful leaders whose careers are marked by the five critical decisions listed below.

Ms. Peters has coached Fortune 100 executives as a managing consultant, and she earned masters degrees in management and psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.The five pivot points do not need to occur in a linear fashion,

via The 5 Pivotal Decisions in a Leader's Career.

Why You Hate Work – NYTimes.com

This is an excellent article. How would you rate yourself on each of these measures?

Tony Schwartz and Chistine Porath get it right again as they discuss why the way we’re working isn’t working, and some of the basic principles of the Energy Project.

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Why You Hate Work – NYTimes.com.