Ingredients List for “Let’s Get Cooking” Lunch Break Live

Master the Art of Instant Connections: Mel Robbins

Mel-Robbinssm1Do you hate networking events? Then turn them into a game with a friend, says Texas Conference for Women speaker Mel Robbins in our 25-minute teleclass. Challenge yourselves to meeting a specific goal before you go, for example, collecting 10 business cards. When networking, scan the room to find people to whom you are drawn. Follow your gut, and go talk to them! Compliment them on their blouse/shoes/pin, or just tell them they have great energy and you wanted to meet them. Click the link below to listen to the full teleclass. Read More

Posted in blog, Conference Sessions, Career, Speaker Articles, Marketing Yourself & Your Small Business, Communication Skills, Networking, Teleclass Signups, Podcasts Tagged |

Opportunity in Times of Change—Oct. 16 “Office Hours”

Samantha-Ettus-2013-120x120Join us as host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Anne Barry Jolles, MBA, PCC, OT, team up for the Conference for Women’s online radio show “Office Hours.”

“Office Hours”—Opportunity in Times of Change
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (CDT)


Read More

Posted in blog, Teleclass Signups

Inspired By: Tracy Yelencis

Yelencsics, Tracysm“It’s all about competence, collaboration, and delivery that allows you to build the relationships and respect you need to succeed.”

Tracy Yelencsics is director of global brand in corporate marketing and communications at Xerox, responsible for the worldwide management of the Xerox brand operation.

Q: Please share how your professional career began and how you ended up where you are today? Read More

Posted in blog, Transitions, Inspired Tagged |

The Art of the Cold Call (or Email)

marcy twete photoWhen you hear the words “cold call,” you probably associate them with the words “cold sweat.” Calling someone you don’t know or even sending an introductory email, can be terrifying for even the most expert networker. Of course, a cold call or email isn’t ideal, but it can be necessary. Read More

Posted in blog, Career, Marketing Yourself & Your Small Business, Communication Skills, Networking, Transitions

Network Like a Rockstar Using LinkedIn

Rezvani-SelenasmCareer expert Selena Rezvani shares best practices for creating and managing your presence on LinkedIn in this 20-minute podcast (see link below). In 2012, Rezvani had one of the “top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles” and in this mini session, she will show you three specific strategies for getting your LinkedIn profile in shape before the Texas Conference for Women – a prime networking opportunity if there ever was one! Read More

Posted in blog, Conference Sessions, Career, Marketing Yourself & Your Small Business, Networking