Lynne Palazzi

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You Schmooze, You Lose: The New Rules of Networking

Posted by Lynne Palazzi on May 24, 2019 2:05:39 PM

Another industry meet-and-greet, another name tag. Most of us consider networking  a necessary evil—a stiff and sterile exchange of superficial banter and business cards.

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Six Ways to be (Way) Smarter About Networking

Posted by Lynne Palazzi on May 2, 2019 10:22:43 AM

If you’re still asking “Can I pick your brain?” you’re doing it wrong. Networking today thrives on exchanges of favors that energize rather than drain both giver and taker.

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Topics: Networking, Advice, Relationships

Quick Q&A: Jalak Jobanputra, Founder, Future\Perfect Ventures

Posted by Lynne Palazzi on Mar 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

You could call Jalak Jobanputra an early adopter. In 1995, as an analyst, she was part of the team that took Netscape public. And she’s been a bitcoin believer since 2013, when cryptocurrency and blockchain technology were even less understood than they are now. That’s when she left a plum gig with the Omidyar Network (a philanthropic fund started by eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar) to launch Future\Perfect Ventures, which focuses on blockchain tech and machine learning. We spoke to her about her gift for knowing what’s next.

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Topics: Fintech, Banking, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Investing

The 3 Best Ways To Remove The Work From Networking

Posted by Lynne Palazzi on Feb 20, 2019 10:04:44 AM

3 Ways to Improve Networking

Building and maintaining professional connections doesn’t have to be difficult or draining, says bestselling author and rock-star Wharton professor Adam Grant, but it does require some fresh thinking.

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Topics: Networking, Business, Professional Development