Monthly Archives: January 2017

#LinkedIn’s new desktop user interface: part 1

LinkedIn launched the new desktop user interface and perhaps you already have it. It is a smoky teal-colored theme and it works much the same, but looks very much like the iPad or iPhone version. If you don’t have it … Continue reading

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Are you forgetting something?

I love the Arthur Avenue section of the Bronx. It’s as authentic an old-fashioned Italian neighborhood as they still exist around here. No big box stores, all family-run storefronts.Each specializing in something amazing. Usually food-related, and hence that’s why I … Continue reading

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A rodent predicts the weather and other myths

Today, the groundhog emerges. What it does next is up to interpretation by so-called experts in top hats and tuxedos, who may also read tea leaves and perpetuate other myths. This age-old popular media event holds that an animal can … Continue reading

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#LinkedIn as a family affair

The first time I was hired by a woman to coach her husband as his Christmas gift, I found it innovative. A family LinkedIn gift. Or dare I say, a “gifted” LinkedIn coach? The second time I became an in-family … Continue reading

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Friends squared

Your colleagues want to refer you; you want to refer them. While we tend to layer on new connections, most of you report to me you don’t even know or have evaluated many of them as partners, why not take … Continue reading

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Verifiably untrue on #LinkedIn

The news is full of truths, half-truths and alternative truths. Your reputation suffers if there is an inkling of a misstatement on your LinkedIn profile (to choose a favorite topic (!)). The scenario (and from my upcoming book:) Suppose I … Continue reading

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Tell me a story on #LinkedIn

You have experience. You have skills. You have a story to tell. Only you can tell it. I have clients now that are aching to tell their stories but unsure how, or how far to go. My job: to coax … Continue reading

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How do you REALLY make an impact on #LinkedIn?

It’s a noisy world out there in social media land. And in the business sector, we are bombarded with way-too-many “5 tips on doing this” and “15 hacks for doing that.” So my friends, rise above the rabble. Spend the … Continue reading

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But are you believable on #LinkedIn?

An ad on TV shows amazed consumers ogling over a car. “Real People. Not Actors” rolls across the screen as they drool and guffaw. Well, perhaps not drool. Each person is actor-looking material. They speak beautifully. So I am highly … Continue reading

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25% of #LinkedIn members will get the new UI today

I’ve been telling you the new LinkedIn user interface was coming. Like molasses in January! Yes, that’s true. Been confirmed. 25% of LinkedIn members will get the new UI today. It will look different; it’s redesign is teal-colored. And some … Continue reading

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