Starting Different

LinkedIn - Starting Different

When applied, can brain science help you become a better LinkedIn member and user? Yes. My friend and fellow Vistage speaker, Dean Minuto, shares his take on LinkedIn, how our brain works, and why starting different is where we find ourselves these days. Our 35-minute webersation (yes, I just made that word up)  is chocked […]

Being a First-Timer Means It’s Okay to be Just Okay

Did you watch the 60 Minutes episode with Brené Brown? If not, please do.  Then download her new podcast, Unlocking Us and listen carefully. Process and consider her ideas and suggestions for a more meaningful understanding of FFT/TFT. This morning as I walked the dog, I spent 38 minutes awesome moments comforted, awed and refreshed […]

So, Why Do You Do the Work You Do?

We talk a lot about a person’s “why” at Intero. Each time we write a new profile or interview a new candidate, we are not only evaluating their skills, but seeking the heart of their work. What resonates more with you when you’re reading someone’s LinkedIn profile; the profile that reads like a resume or […]

Rachel Druckenmiller: Employee Engagement, Leading Intentionally + Preventing Burn-out

Rachel Druckenmiller Podcast interview

What happens when a wellness expert burns out? Rachel Druckenmiller shares her personal story and all of the wisdom that she’s gathered since; from employee engagement to living more intentionally. Show Notes: 0:00 Introduction2:28 Rachel explains her background5:05 Rachel defines the role of “entrepreneur”8:06 The power of intentional leading and the effects of living in […]

Consider Your “Brand”

We’ve talked a lot about personal, professional and online brands over the years. Many people may think they’re different, but the reality today is that anyone who looks you up online is most likely going to see all of it. What are you putting out there? The following blog posts will help you to consider […]

Just One Introduction at a Time

I’m continually talking about maximizing your network by asking for and making introductions. I talk about Centers of Influence and about becoming a Center of Influence. And, I love new ways of thinking about being a valued resource to others. That’s why I was intrigued when during my post-podcast conversation with Walker McKay, he mentioned […]

Your Why is more Important than Your What

Since there are no bookstores left in my community, I’ve returned to one of my favorite childhood pastimes, the library. The library still fills me up and even more than a bookstore, it provides more opportunity than ever to try out books and magazines that when purchasing them, I would not. With my shopping tote […]

LinkedIn Tips for College Graduates

Last weekend, my friends and I were sitting outside enjoying lunch when we saw a group of three newly graduated students from the local college walk past us. We said congratulations and asked if and what they had lined up in the “job world.” They all looked at each other and laughed a bit, saying […]

LinkedIn ProFinder- A Review

In 2016, LinkedIn launched a platform called ProFinder. The goal is to match companies with skilled and vetted freelancers. Companies submit a request for a proposal, freelancers are matched to projects based upon the experience listed on their profile, and are then able to respond and submit a proposal. Currently ProFinder is available nationwide, however, […]

CEOs Wish and Hope No More; Use LinkedIn the Right Way

Gaining traction and leveraging LinkedIn for business development or recruiting requires you build interest, influence, and action. It’s on you, not any other person. A client recently asked me to check their LinkedIn account and see if the person they assigned to manage their LinkedIn outreach was actually sending out connection requests and messaging. Connection […]