Connectors Make the World Go Round

shutterstock_178900970Back in my single, pre-parent days, I was known for throwing parties that put amazing people from different parts of my life in the same room together for the first time.

Magical things would happen at these events– people would fall in love, find new jobs, or form the perfect new friendship. It was awesome to watch, and I loved every second of it.

Why?

Because I have always been, as Malcolm Gladwell first coined the term in his book The Tipping Point, a consummate “connector.”

And in addition to being a connector, I’ve also got a ton of other connectors in my life in the form of clients, colleagues and mentors. What that means is that when I need a kick-ass PR firm, or support for a new endeavor, or the best web developer on the planet, all I have to do is ask the right person in my network, and boom! It’s done.

I love this. It’s a wonderful joy for me to connect others to those who need them, and to be connected with others who I need to know, simply by asking people I know to be the link.

For me, this has just always been a way of life, because connection comes so naturally to me.

It wasn’t until I started coaching others that I realized how hard it is for some people to do this, however. And what I REALLY didn’t realize, but understand completely now, is how badly everyone needs connectors in their life.

A good connector can make or break your career, your love life, and even your income.
A good connector is a conduit to everything you want in life, if they are willing to share their resources with you– whether what you want is the perfect nail salon or the perfect six-figure client.
A good connector can change your life overnight.

Think about it: I bet you know a few people who are connectors right now. And my bet is you’re not quite cultivating those relationships as well as you should.

I’m about to tell you how to do it, because if you work them right, those relationships are GOLD.

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Find a Job You LOVE. Today’s the day!

As you probably know, I’ve been working for a long time now to help folks like you find a job and career that they adore.

Of course, the problem is that I can only help so many people in one-on-one coaching, and not everyone can afford to coach privately.

But as of today, all that’s about to change.

Because TODAY, I’m opening Early Bird Registration for The Ultimate Job Seeker’s Toolkit, an online, self-directed course that will teach you EVERYTHING I KNOW about how to land a job in the new economy.

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COMING SOON: The Ultimate Job Seeker’s Toolkit!

JobSeekerToolkit-logo (1)(Gah. I am so excited to post this I can hardly breathe.)

For several years now, I’ve been trying to come up with a way to help all those I meet who are miserable in their current jobs but aren’t interested in one-on-one coaching. Today, I’m announcing the result.

On April 2nd, I’ll be launching The Ultimate Job Seeker’s Toolkit, an online, entirely customizable course designed to teach anyone on a job hunt all they need to know to find a job they love in the new economy.

This program shares everything I’ve learned about job hunting over the past twenty years– and in the new economy in particular– and I’m putting it all to work FOR YOU.

Want to know more?

My VIP List for the launch opens TODAY.

Get on it, and you’ll be the first to know about Early Bird pricing in advance of launch.

You’ll also get access RIGHT NOW to my FREE video, The Three Keys to a Successful Job Search.

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How to Network Your Way Into a New Job

70572-20140129Late last week, I was talking to two different clients who have trans-continental job searches underway.

As usual, we were talking about how networking can make or break a job search, and particularly how important networking is to job searching in this economy.

Both of them are about to take off for research trips to another part of the country to further their job searches. In advance of their trips, I decided to share with both of them my secret method to networking your way into a new job.

What is it? It’s something I rarely share outside of private coaching sessions, but I’ve decided to share it with you today.

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