Networking

Frozen Out By the Ice-Bucket Challenge

Geoffrey Wadhurst | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Geoffrey Wadhurst

"You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt's stirring quote came to mind this morning as I had breakfast with the Geoffrey Wadhurst Coaching Limited virtual team (i.e. wife Sandra and son Ollie) in the family kitchen.

Making Money With Friends Is More Fun

Reuben Singh | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK
Reuben Singh

In business it pays to have a long memory and to keep a mental score sheet. Always remember those who helped you and, of course, remember those who di...

It's Not Pyramid Selling - It's Network Marketing

Geoffrey Wadhurst | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK
Geoffrey Wadhurst

The schools have broken up, prospective clients are on holiday - what is a former HR manager turned executive coach to do in order to fill these long summer days?

People Are People

Andy Lopata | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK
Andy Lopata

доброе утро, صبح به خیر, good morning, Too often, many of us are far to quick to jump to conclusions, judge people and form opinio...

Trained to Schmooze

Susannah Savage | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Politics
Susannah Savage

With a few public sector exceptions, Brussels is where meritocracy comes to die. And it takes its last breath in the naïve hopes of trainees. No one wastes any time letting us know that we are here to network. Such importance is placed on this I suspect there may be a strategic memo somewhere entitled 'Combatting Youth Unemployment in the EU: the Art of Networking'.

Say Goodbye to WiFi Worries This World Cup

Rob Wells | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Four years have passed and the greatest football event in the world is back... but are you prepared? You may have enough beers to drink and plenty of food to put on the BBQ - but is your home network ready for the four weeks of non-stop, nail biting football ahead?

Networking Cocktail, on the Rocks or Straight Up?

Nia Joynson-Romanzina | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nia Joynson-Romanzina

his Networking thing, what is it exactly? What does it mean? Why has it spread like an air-borne virus infecting events left, right and center; conferences, meetings, workshops, the list goes on. An entire event genre has been named after it: "The Networking Event".

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Networking Advice From 'The World's Best Networker', Arianna Huffington

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The best way to network is to stop networking altogether - at least in the traditional sense. These are the lessons from Arianna Huffington, edito...

No One Talks Anymore

Carina Maggar | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
Carina Maggar

Recent research shows that our phones are proven to be affecting the way we talk, think, have sex, eat and even go to the loo. We have become slaves to technology, only this time, our hands are handcuffed to our phones. Those red circular icons on our home screens have become our very own version of a newborn baby crying out for attention.

French Tuesdays: Party for the Globetrotters

Liza Bel | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liza Bel

The locations are also part of the fantasy that "French Tuesdays" are trying to offer. Looking for the hottest venue in town is part of Alla's job. Having been to some of the most famous and beautiful places in London, I wonder if she has her favourite spot.

Five Ways to Network More Successfully in the Hyperconnected Age

Julia Hobsbawm | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK
Julia Hobsbawm

This is the age of collaboration and reciprocity. Share what you know with others: send a link to an article you have read, order a book and put it in the mail, help someone who looks like they are having an attack of shyness across the corner of a cocktail party room. Above all, be interested in ideas and others, not just yourself.

Watch: How Not To Network

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Networking can be a tricky minefield to navigate. You don't want ot be the wallflower, nor do you want to be the brash, in-you-face chump who everyone...

Hands-Up If You Hate the Idea of Networking!

Jack Kershaw | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

Networking is as old as the hills and will continue regardless of what new technology appears. If you don't like the idea of networking remember that there is one thing worse; and that is not-working.

Ideas on Networking in the Digital Age

Digital Advertising Women's Network | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech
Digital Advertising Women's Network

London's Digital Advertising Women's Network (DAWN) hosted its first quarterly event of 2014, 'The Work Network' on Tuesday, February 25th.

David Cameron Cares About the 'Internet of Things' - And So Should You

Marcus Jewell | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech
Marcus Jewell

The Internet is about to take things to the next level. At least, that's what David Cameron thinks. The Prime Minister announced this week that the Government will be investing £45m in the development of the next phase of online technologies; the Internet of Things.

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With an increasing number of WiFi hungry gadgets in our homes, and more and more people avoiding the daily commute in favour of working from their sofa, our home networks are under more pressure than ever before to meet the needs of both our work and play.

Repelling a Woman at a Networking Event

Chris Rooney | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

The room was crowded with people in variations of our attire, many of the males had longish hair parted towards the middle, several had their shirt sleeves half rolled up - there was something of the '90s Richard Madeley about these men, affable and moderately successful, but crushingly dull.

Are You Too Busy to Find Time to Nurture Your Network?

Andy Lopata | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Andy Lopata

How's business? Do you have a lot of orders both confirmed and in the pipeline? You do? That's great! No need to worry about a networking or referrals strategy then. Or think again.

Are You a Mum Looking to Return to Work?

Liz Nottingham | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Nottingham

There just aren't enough women with a wealth of life experience available to hire and there are many businesses out there lacking this demographic of strong, capable, 'life' savvy women who could add great value to their work-force.

TEDx East End: Helping to Create a Society Without Borders

Jesse Seaver | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jesse Seaver

I was on my way to the heart of Bethnal Green, in East London, via the Central line Underground. Pleasantly, I overheard a couple next to me discussing why they were heading to TEDx East End, which happened to be where I was headed. They said how they "needed some inspiration...some exposure to creative minds...and to be inspired."

A New 'Ears' Resolution for 2014

James Allen | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK
James Allen

The blank slate of a New Year can be daunting, especially when you are trying hard to think outside the box to find a different way to fill the days and weeks that will make it up. Looking realistically at your work schedule or plan for the next few months, nothing has changed...

Think You're on a Date? For Him, It's a Networking Opportunity

The Guyliner | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Sensing my cold feet, he pulls me in for a kiss. It is slippery, mock-passionate and, overall, unpleasant. I am embarrassed for us both. The conversation hasn't been remotely flirtatious; there has been no chemistry, nothing naturally leading us to this point where we would be kissing in a bar,

The Etiquette of Asking

Bev James | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Bev James

When someone feels comfortable with you and is confident that you will provide them with a good service, they are more likely to recommend you to their clients and contacts. That has always been the way the world works and I can see no reason why that will ever change.

How Am I Supposed to Get Experience Without a Job in the First Place?

Adam Ball | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Ball

The one thing I'd wish I'd known starting university is how important your network is. When it comes to finding jobs or potential opportunities this is essential. It can mean that if you don't have the right grades someone can vouch for you on the inside. Most people just need a chance to show what they can do and sometimes a quick word from a friend can be that chance.

Why Deep Connections Make It Easier to Ask for Help

Andy Lopata | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK
Andy Lopata

Asking for help can be one of the biggest challenges for individuals. Whether building a business, looking for the solution to a problem or chasing a new position to drive our career forward, many of us struggle when it comes to turning to others for support.