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Networking for Introverts Facebook Group

Come join our Facebook Group, Networking for Introverts. Networking for Introverts is a safe place where smart, talented, innovative, friendly, caring & business minded individuals can come together to connect, engage and share. Networking for Introverts is for You, my fabulous colleagues!  It is a place where you will gain skills to help networking feel [...]

By |September 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Does “Why Not Me or You” Always Motivate?

I thank the SmartFem Summit for the inspiration for today's blog.  I greatly appreciate I only heard  (those dreaded words) “Why Not Me” a few times. “Why Not Me?” I am so glad you asked. I am grateful to share why those dreaded words do not work for me. Coach Lisa Perhaps, this [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

What to Do. . . When You Go to Network and Your Body Says NO!!!

I love sharing inspiration and affirmations in the Networking for Introverts Facebook Group. I feel happy knowing one quote can inspire or help a member. A quote by Louise Hay spoke to me on several levels.  “ I respect my boundaries and insist that others respect them, too.” I work with introverted, sensitive professionals and [...]

By |July 19th, 2018|Coaching, Networking Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’ve Collected All the Cards, Now What?

Following Up sounds simple, yet, how often do we remember to do it? You had a great time at the event, met some very fun people and came home with a handful of business cards. It’s office cleaning day and you find a stack of cards. You don’t remember if you followed up or not. [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

How to Survive “Networking Pressure”

As a newbie Toastmaster, I secretly prayed I wouldn’t be called on during Table Topics.  It wasn’t because I didn’t have a clue on what to say.  It was due to the pressure. Yes, Pressure! I felt so much pressure I could barely talk. One was expected to Follow a format, “Mr. Topic Master, fellow [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Coaching, Networking Tips|0 Comments

“Stupid . . . Stupid . . .S.T.U.P.I.D” Do words matter?

"Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!" My Grandmother would screech these words after she dropped or lost something. “Stupid, Stupid, Stupid!” I hadn’t thought much about this until two years ago. My mother, an in-home hospice patient, was living with me. She dropped or spilled something. “Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!” I run from the kitchen to the living room. [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Coaching|0 Comments

Opportunities Exist When Least Expected

Be Prepared. Opportunities Exist When Least Expected. Many networking functions focus around the concept, “Hello, my name is _____ and I can help you with ____.  I am looking for ____.“ It is easy to prepare for these types of events. What happens when you are outside a networking function? Opportunities exist when least expected. [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Coaching, Networking Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How did this Shy, Observant, Highly Sensitive Introvert Learn to Network?

How did this shy, observant, highly sensitive introvert become the owner of a successful top rated fabulously fun women’s networking organization? Networking did not come naturally to me. I can assure you, in the early years, I hated it. I didn’t know how to “talk to people.” In the lunch line, I could say “oh, [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments