If You Had to be One Word, What Would it Be?

posted on December 13th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Career,CEOs,General,Job Seekers,Leadership,Professional Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Have you ever had a three-minute conversation with someone that you don’t see often that just stays with you? And for days, you are reminded of that conversation, because you realize that it’s because you are supposed to do something with that conversation? The question is, do you? Do I? I had that conversation a […]

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Privacy or Complacency — What’s Actually Stopping You?

posted on November 15th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,CEOs,Job Seekers,Professional Development with 0 Comments

Your Privacy is Important to You. You value your privacy and aren’t the least bit concerned that your lack of “presence” will have any effect on your current or future career. You’re confident your experience and position will speak for you. And, while that may be true there is another view you should consider. Your […]

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Where Are You?

posted on October 27th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,Professional Development,Profile Development,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

Hello there, where are you located? While helping our clients with their prospecting efforts, I’ve noticed the location on a personal profile often differs from the location listed on their company’s LinkedIn Company Page. Deciding which location to consider the “right one” creates quite the predicament for me. I have to decide if the person […]

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The CEO May Not Want to Connect — Tips & Settings to Consider

posted on September 22nd, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in CEOs,Professional Development,Sales,Your Network with 0 Comments

When this post was originally published in June 2014, we received such a great response. Since then, it has been shared and referenced over and over again. For those that haven’t read it yet, we’d thought we’d share it again; a great reminder for business development professionals and CEOs. Enjoy!   This week I had opportunity […]

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Are You Really a Good Networker?

posted on June 28th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Leadership,Professional Development,Social Selling,Your Network with 0 Comments

What does it mean to be a connector or networker? A connector links two or more things together. In networking, those two “things” are people. As a result, something else occurs—a good conversation, a new relationship, job, business partnership, etc. Many of us view ourselves as connectors; uber-networkers who open up their networks to others. […]

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12-Month LinkedIn Social Selling Workstyle, Quarter 2 Update

posted on April 5th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Professional Development,Profile Development,Sales,Social Selling,Strategy with 0 Comments

More than 7,000 people have viewed, downloaded and (hopefully) read and implemented our original 12-Month Social Selling Workstyle Plan post in January. This plan was designed with you in mind. You recognize it’s time to take your LinkedIn game to the next level and we are the coaches who can help you with the strategy […]

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Update: My Employees are Recruited All the Time

posted on February 16th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in CEOs,Leadership,Professional Development,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

    Click here for direct link to this recorded blog post This is a follow-up to my post, My Employees are Recruited All the Time, published on October 27, 2015. Well, this time it didn’t work in Intero’s favor. When our Strategic Navigator, Alicia, told me she was leaving Intero I was disappointed but […]

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