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About connect2collaborate

LinkedIn coach and evangelist, having a great time pursuing my passion of connecting professionals so they can collaborate more!

Unfollow on #LinkedIn

You say: I get too much (or not important enough) material from a person on my Home Page but I do not want to sever my connection with them. What do I do? I┬ásay: You can unfollow them. From the … Continue reading

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Today: Guest Blogger David Rose; true story

Note: We all relate to real stories of success. I heard David tell this LinkedIn success story where he reached out on LinkedIn and made a difference. I wanted you to know that good things can come from on LinkedIn … Continue reading

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The Nth degree on #LinkedIn

I meet people with multiple degrees in their formal education and even more professional certifications. Some have a string of acronyms after their name. Others may show one or more obscure ones that most people may not recognize. To which … Continue reading

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Once in a while

Once in a while I am on the winning side of a search for the skills and keywords that describe me, available to a potential client who used LinkedIn as the search engine it truly is. I received an INMail … Continue reading

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Have we met? How can I help you?

You get a lame LinkedIn connection request you cannot qualify, much less identify: How do I know this person, if at all? Whom do we know in common? How can we be of help with one another, me helping him/her … Continue reading

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Like a bird flying into a window

My house was custom designed by an architect for the original owners, with very large windows on either side of a living room-dining room expanse. Birds, having good long-range vision, perceive an open channel through one window to another and … Continue reading

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Which way did he go?

Phone conversation with a prospective involved my guidance about what work we would do together on his LinkedIn profile. Emphasis on “together” from my side. All he heard was that I was going to rewrite his profile. Not a good … Continue reading

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“The Last Word” and wise words

A shame the movie “The Last Word” didn’t get better reviews. Shirley MacLaine nails a forced-retired hard-driving successful character (and I mean a real mean character!) whose life has been family-less and friend-less. No doubt she alienated a lot of … Continue reading

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Lately I have been late

Continuing in the tech complaint vein from yesterday, you expect my next blog post to be published at 800 am sharp ET. At least I hope you can. But that doesn’t mean it will be. Or that it will simultaneously … Continue reading

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When tech things don’t go as they should

Yes, tech is a wonderful thing, when it works. It is amazing that the tech things we take for granted work as well as they do. Like credit card processing, a highly complex sharing of data across multiple platforms in … Continue reading

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