Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

Networking Game of Thrones

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012

Networking Game of Thrones

Networking is a serious business–you won’t die if you don’t win the game like in the Game of Thrones–but if you don’t play the game, you’ll lose time and money. Enjoy and take home tips from this month’s post by regular guest contributor Dave Baldwin so you won’t lose at networking. It’s been nearly a month since I started my million-word...

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What is the Real Secret of Networking?

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

What is the Real Secret of Networking?

How much should you networking? How much is too much or too little? Regular contributor Dave Baldwin shares his insights on networking based on his own experiences and upon reading Great by Choice by Jim Collins. Enjoy and hope you leave here today with a renewed sense of where networking fits into your business. In 2007, when I first discovered the concept of networking, I was excited. I saw...

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How To Network When You’re An Introvert

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012

How To Network When You’re An Introvert

Here’s another guestpost from regular contributor Dave Baldwin. Today Dave shares with us how being an introvert can work for you, not against you, in the world of networking. Enjoy! I recently interviewed Steve Hand, current Director of the Raleigh-area Business Network International (BNI) chapters since 2007. BNI is a referral-based business networking organization. Members commit to...

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Networking for Introverts: The Power of Collaborative Guest Blogging

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012

Networking for Introverts: The Power of Collaborative Guest Blogging

Today we welcome regular guestblogger, Dave Baldwin for his first post of 2012! Dave’s been blogging at Write From the Inside Out for almost a year–that shows real commitment, staying-power and strategy. Dave talks about the power of guest blogging and I hope you’ll be inspired to seek out blogs to showcase your work so you can expand your sphere of influence and leverage your...

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Can Networking Hurt Your Work?

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011

Can Networking Hurt Your Work?

Are you Networking Instead of Working?   Are you keeping your calendar full with meeting new people but can’t seem to find the time to get any work done? As a freelance writer and entrepreneur when do you draw the line of working in your business (networking) instead of on your business (working on client work, admin, etc)?   Sure, it’s important to meet old and new friends at power lunches,...

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