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

With Passion, Perspective And The Right Team, No Risk Is Too Big

Posted by Brianna Elefant on May 11, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Brianna Elefant, Chief Revenue Officer of Voray, speaks with Nicole V. Cramer from Forbes


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When asked what keeps her going as the Chief Revenue Officer of Voray (a company looking to put authenticity back into networking), and in her life, Brianna Elefant points to perspective. She says, “One problem can never be big enough to bring you down. Problems aren’t stop signs, they are guidelines.” Lauded as an agent for effective change, as well as being a compassionate listener (according to colleagues and clients), Elefant is a testament to the validity of this approach.

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Topics: Networking, Advice, Interview, Business, Startup

Voray CEO David Olk takes the ‘bland’ out of networking events

Posted by Brianna Elefant on May 11, 2018 2:13:00 PM

 


Originally published on FierceCEO.com

Networking events are a staple of doing business and David Olk, CEO of Voray, is out to change their often-bland format.

Current network functions are “inefficient, ineffective, stale and repetitive,” Olk told FierceCEO. “When you’re a CEO you’re always being invited to a lot of stuff.”

What Olk wanted to do was “create networking events people wanted to go to. A small dinner with people you want to break bread with.”

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Topics: Networking, CEO, Advice, Interview, Business

Network Without Networking: Making Authentic Connections Informally

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Nov 15, 2017 10:45:00 AM

 

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Topics: Networking, Advice, Business, Relationships, Entrepreneurship

4 Entrepreneurs on What They’d Tell Their Younger Selves

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Oct 31, 2017 10:49:00 AM

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Topics: Advice, Business, Entrepreneurship, Life Lessons, Success

Small Is Beautiful. How to Make the Most of an Intimate Networking Event: 7 Rules

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Oct 2, 2017 10:53:00 AM

 

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Topics: Networking, Advice, Business, Relationships, Leadership

9 Ways to Rebuild Trust and Why It’s Critical to Your Business’ Success

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Oct 2, 2017 9:48:00 AM

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Topics: Advice, Business, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Trust

Why an Authentic Network is Important and How to Grow it in a Meaningful Way

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Sep 15, 2017 10:56:00 AM

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Topics: Networking, Advice, Business, Growth, Relationships

3 Things Every Busy Leader Should Prioritize

Posted by Brianna Elefant on Sep 14, 2017 10:59:00 AM
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Topics: Advice, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Work, Prioritization

How To Network: Create (And Keep) An Authentic Network

Posted by Brianna Elefant on May 19, 2017 11:06:00 AM
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Topics: Networking, Advice, Business, Relationships, Strategy