Tag Archives: Seth Godin

The REAL Reason So Many People Hate Networking

Aside from the nervousness that comes from having to talk to complete strangers, most people don’t realize the true reason why they loathe networking. It’s about not the early meeting times for many of these events. It’s also not about trying to be cheerful or overly perky. And it’s not the pressure of trying to meet valuable contacts. The real reason so many people hate networking is simple: They are afraid that they won’t have anything meaningful to say. You never know who you are going to meet at these events, or what you will talk about. Topics can range… Read »

Secret to 2012 Success: Commitment

If you aren’t already subscribed to thought guru Seth Godin’s blog, I would highly recommend you do so. His short, to-the-point, and thought-provoking posts are momentary day-stoppers because they make you pause… and think.  I cannot even imagine what is going on in his mind at any given moment with so many pearls of wisdom floating around in there! But one recent post hit home particularly hard the other day… it was about planning versus committing.  On a personal note, I had been planning to write a book on career strategies for a whole year.  In fact, I had “planned”… Read »