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Using LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn is a way for you to publicly establish your credibility using your existing network. The more active you are on the site, the more other people outside your network will see you. That, in turn, will make them pay attention to you, by visiting your profile, visiting your personal site if you have linked to it, and getting in touch with you when they think they have an opportunity that you may be interested in.

Meetings… A Necessary Evil?

When done right, meetings don’t have to be evil.

New Edition of Site Published

I published a new version of my website for Optimal Upgrade Consulting which can be found here. Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

Decision Making Process

In any company or business, there is a process for making decisions. It may not be a formal or rigid process, or perhaps not a very complex process, but it exists. For example, a decision to switch brands of coffee might be made by Joe, who is the one who stocks the kitchen. A decision […]

Preparing to Attend a Networking Event

Going to a networking event? A six step guide to getting ready to meet new people.

Top Reasons to Work From Home and Make It Work

There are many lists posted regarding reasons to work from home. However, many of the lists don’t consider the problems inherent in working from home, as pertains to those lists. What I will attempt to do here is list out some reasons to work from home, the potential issue with each, and how to work […]

Parnasa Fest 2

There are a few reasons to host a part 2 to Parnasa Fest, or, in fact, any networking event: Networking takes times. The first time you meet someone, they don’t know you, and therefore, may be reluctant to refer you to another associate. Only time can build your credibility, so seeing them at multiple networking […]

Parnasafest Toronto – A Networking Success

I attended ParnasaFest here in Toronto tonight, and it was, in my opinion, a fabulous success. There were over 80 people in attendance, from a variety of professions. People were friendly, open and willing to talk. The speaker was great, getting people to think about why they were there (it’s facinating how many people can’t […]