Anyone who is an entrepreneur (current or aspiring) knows that passion and dedication are essential qualities to building a business. So is the ability to self-motivate. Nonetheless, hearing the stories of others can be incredibly inspiring and serve as a gentle reminder to look up from what you’re doing and stay connected to why you’re doing. Hearing Eric Lochtefeld speak at NYU on Tuesday night was one of those moments.
Posts Tagged ‘networking’
By Renee Tornatore
Urban Interns Brand Ambassador, Cornell University
As a non-native, aspiring intern in a big city, it often seems daunting to try and infiltrate the job world of somewhere unknown. Many college students are in this position, since many college campuses aren’t located in the city they’d love to spend a summer in. While it’s difficult, it’s not an impossible feat to land an internship for someone that doesn’t live in the area.
Use careful discretion in choosing what types of jobs to … read more
When starting a new business everyone tells you to network, network, network. “Be out there,” “meet people,” – call it what you may, but the truth is that as the Founders of an early stage company, a VERY large part of our job right now is selling the concept of Urban Interns and building our brand. While you can fill every minute of your calendar with networking events, quickly learned it’s more about quality of affiliations than quantity. We deliberately keep our list of organizations … read more
We attended a panel discussion on personal branding and networking last night at NYU, hosted by Step Up Women’s Network (full disclosure: we are both on the board of Step Up). On the panel were a series of women who know a LOT about this topic: Carla Harris (Managing Director Morgan Stanley), Christine Beauchamp (President Ann Taylor), Hope Hughes (Director Deloitte Consulting), and Juliette Powell (Media Entrepreneur), and it was moderated by Beth Schoenfeldt (Co-Founder Collective-E). Some key takeaways that are applicable to you, whether … read more