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Fall Speaking Tour: University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Workshop in Ann Arbor

Probably one of my favorite schools to speak at, I returned for my 3rd consecutive year to Ann Arbor to lead a 2-hour workshop with the top-notch and down-to-earth students at Ross (http://www.bus.umich.edu/) First of (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: University of Toronto

Lecture hall at University of Toronto with over 100 undergraduate students in attendance

It was literally the first day of school for the undergraduate students at University of Toronto – one of the premier universities in all of Canada.  And they had an option to come see me (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: University of Iowa Tippie School of Business in Iowa City, IA

Students put their learning to the test during a workshop at UIowa Tippie School of Business

Its one of those moments when you think… Jeez! I thought 3 hours would be enough!  But it wasn’t – I think we could have gone on for atleast another hour.  We had a lot (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: Goizueta School of Business at Emory in Atlanta, GA

Having fun with the students during Goizueta Emory Lecture

It was great to be back on the campus of Emory University (http://goizueta.emory.edu/) – I had visited the school as a student over 10 years ago, and now I was invited back as a guest (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: Katz School of Business in Pittsburgh, PA

Pitt Katz Workshop 08 14 2013

It was an honor and privilege to do a two-part workshop over two days at the University of Pittsburgh(www.business.pitt.edu). Day 1 included me as a key-note speaker in a beautiful ballroom with over 100 first-year (continued…)

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Coach the Coach: An Opportunity to Join Susan Whitcomb’s Thought Leader Sessions

Susan Whitcomb The Academies

If you don’t already know who Susan Whitcomb is, I highly recommend you find out fast (http://www.theacademies.com).  She is the de facto leader of the job coach training industry, with over 25 years of experience (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ

Presenting the workshop

I just had this great feeling as I pulled near to Rutgers Business School (www.business.rutgers.edu) and saw the New York City skyline in the background – such great energy being near the “center of the (continued…)

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Fall Speaking Tour: Kick-Off At Simon School of Business

Posing for a photo after the workshop with Simon Rockstars!

Seriously, this is why I love my job!  It was a solid 3-hour workshop at the Simon School of Business (www.simon.rochester.edu) which included me presenting The Rockstar Approach to Networking, leading break-out skill-building activities, facilitating (continued…)

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MBACSC Global Conference in Washington DC

Talking about how to Network Like a Rockstar!

I chose quite an industry to join!  I could not believe what a welcome I had to the MBACSC conference (www.MBACSC.org) this year – where I got to meet and mingle with Career Advisors from great (continued…)

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The Rockstar Approach to Networking: The Beginning

Rock Star Square

When I was 24, I was offered a 6-figure salary to do a job I absolutely loved with people I admired and for a firm I had always wanted to work with.  But less than a year before that, the same firm came to my campus to recruit candidates – and didn’t even invite me to their recruiting event!  What did I do in those few months that turned it all around?

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