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Do you have a Home Run Pitch?

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Whether you’re shy by nature or a real extrovert, when making a new introduction on Heroes Linked, you need to develop a terrific pitch. It needs to be short, pithy—and powerful. In a job interview, the most dreaded words are often, “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” In a networking environment, you often […]

Building a Conversation Part 1

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Not sure what to say after your initial message? Michelle Winkley, a Heroes Linked Advisory Committee member and Chief HR Strategist with Talent Distinctions, has assembled this guide to help further your introduction and start a meaningful conversation on Heroes Linked.

The BEST Way to Introduce Yourself on Heroes Linked — Or in Any Other Setting!

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It may be cliché, but it’s true: first impressions are lasting, and you rarely get a chance to make a second one. So how you introduce yourself to others is incredibly important. We are often unaware of how we come across to other people. We think we’re projecting self-confidence, but we come off as smug […]

The DOs and DON’Ts of Making Connections on Heroes Linked

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Heroes Linked is a friendly place, but that doesn’t mean you can’t unwittingly make a mistake that keeps you from taking full advantage of what it has to offer. You never want to waste your advisor’s time—or unwittingly damage your credibility. So here are some things to consider as you explore new networking relationships: DO […]