Written by Jenny Blake In Part One we talked about ditching the “spray and pray” networking approach, instead identifying clear goals for a small set of people that you are most excited to connect with this year. In Part Two, relationship-building expert Michael Roderick shared his daily GATE strategy: Give, Ask, Thank, and Experiment. Today’s […]
I don’t blog about relationships often (mostly because I joke that I’m dating my blog!), but when I do, these seem to be some of the most popular posts. Relationships – and the bliss, struggles and heartbreak that come with them – affect us all.
General thoughts on relationships (not just the romantic kind)
- Stop Auditioning for Other People’s Lives
- You can’t make everyone happy. So stop trying and start LIVING.
- The Sweet Sting of Rejection
On dating and “those pesky things called feelings”
- How can I love my fear? Handwritten Notes on Acceptance, Love and Growth
- An Open Letter to Love: It’s Not You, It’s Me.
- “Failed” Online Date Leads to Friendship…and a Book Trailer
- Serendipity & The Art of Being Alone
- Dating: Do you go for Quality or Quantity?
- Dating is a Roller Coaster (hint, hint: metaphor for life)
- A note of compassion for those pesky things called FEELINGS
- Low Stakes First Dates – Guest Post by Benjy Feen
- Yes It’s True…I Blogged About Love
On pining, break-ups and moving on
- On Limerence…and – wait for it – a break-up processing template. You heard me.
- Stuck like glue? Enter the Pining Prevention Plan.
- Domesticating Jaguars: Let’s All Learn from My Crazy Dream
- A Note on Sadness: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine
- Empty Spaces (and Moving Past Loneliness)
Written by Jenny Blake In the kick-off post we talked about setting clear relationship-building goals: who are your people? Who is on your wishlist for friends, career contacts, and groups? How do you prefer connecting with new people, and recharging afterward? Once you have narrowed down who you are most excited to connect with, it […]
Written by Jenny Blake Networking. I know, I know. The word itself makes you shudder. Me too. My blogs are the most public thing about me; I’m a closet introvert, preferring to spend vast amounts of time alone. I live alone, I work from home, and to recharge there is nothing I love more than […]
Written by Marisol Dahl Imagine having all the world’s experts at your fingertips. You’d not only have a wealth of information—you could use that information to make better, faster, easier decisions. Now, I’m not talking about the Google search engine or even Wikipedia. Google can’t tell you which car to buy to meet the individual needs of […]
By Davis Nguyen “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” —C. S. Lewis Humility isn’t a sexy word. As recent college graduates, we are so eager to show the world what we have to offer. What we lack in experience, we make up for in our readiness to accept every opportunity […]
Written by Davis Nguyen Moving to a new city is tough. Each time I move, a dozen questions are in my head: Did I pack everything? What if I don’t like my neighbors? How will I make friends? As a kid, my family relocated seven times, but adjusting was easy. I could always count on meeting new […]