Networking Tips: Networking Events are not Business Card Swap Meets – Teddy Burris

Networking Tips from Teddy Burris Networking Events are not Business Card Swap Meets If you can accept “Networking is about meeting new people and developing some level of relationship where you can help each other,” then I would like you consider that networking involves the deliberate acts of Presenting, Connecting, and Engaging. Let me explain what I mean by these three networking acts, and why they are important to your network and you: The way you present yourself while networking is much more than the way you look. Yes, appearance is important. We need to make sure we are presentable,
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PRIDE Winston-Salem Festival Oct 17-19 By Sara E. Butner

PRIDE Winston-Salem Festival Oct 17-19 By Sara E. Butner PRIDE Winston-Salem returns this fall with its annual free, family-friendly celebration of community and diversity. This year’s PRIDE Festival, which takes place Oct. 17-19, is called “There’s No Place Like Home.” It’s the perfect theme for a festival devoted to welcoming all into a safe place and a fun atmosphere, says PRIDE Vice President Brent Morin. “PRIDE festival is a chance for the LGBT community to express themselves, but also to celebrate the diversity of our community and celebrate our straight allies,” Morin said. “We have always enjoyed the fact that
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