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When it comes to networking, you’re a corporate commando. You have no problem cold calling or emailing a complete stranger, introducing yourself, and making a connection. In person your hand shake is strong, eye contact game impeccable, and your elevator pitch is matchless. Networking is your str...

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Hey Homies! How’s your summer going? These are the days when the pace at work moves slower and you can breathe a little easier before the hustle and bustle picks up again come fall. Hopefully, you’re having a blast with friends and loved ones, getting in some traveling, o...

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It’s 6 a.m., and your alarm goes off. As you hit the snooze button, a laundry list of to-dos floods your mind: the big presentation today before the board; a major report due by tomorrow; a meeting with your project team after lunch.

Instead of leaping out of bed ready to conqu...

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It’s that time of year again, Homies – and no, we’re not talking about pumpkin spice season (although we do know that many of our Homies are serious about their PSLs!). Rather, fall business travel season is in full swing, which means it’s likely you’ll be taking to the friendl...

Hey Homies, this is Demetra! I got a lot of inquiries about my travel itinerary booklet that I discussed on Sunday’s Corporate Homie Chat, so I thought I would share it with you for this week’s Corporate Quickie.

This booklet is a MUST whenever I travel for work because it contains everything I’ll need for my trip: flight info, hotel booking, passwords, and the agenda for the conference and/or business meeting I’m attending. It ev...

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You’ve been looking forward to this since your first day on the job and now it’s here: your first business trip.

Business travel can be exciting, especially when the destination is city that you’ve wanted to visit. And who doesn’t like the idea of someone paying yo...