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Research shows that
80 percent of job seekers get jobs through their extended networks.
You can't spend enough time building your professional network.
You've learned by
now there are two important things you need to do with your network.
First build it, and second nurture it. Diane Darling will go through
proven strategies, and share best practices on how you can both build
your network, and at the same time help your network find jobs and do
business with each other.
Join Diane for a
refreshing look at dozens of fun, easy to adopt networking techniques
that will provide you a powerful professional network.
Diane is the embodiment
of contradictions: An introvert who teaches networking skills (the
people kind). A small town girl from college towns in the Midwest and
Colorado who has traveled to all seven continents and about 60
A college educated,
published author in 7 languages who lived in the YWCA and she found
herself deeply in debt after a business failure and family difficulties.
Four years later she is happily a home owner! In 2003 Diane realized
she needed to make a difficult decision. Reluctant to declare bankruptcy
but facing significant debt after a business failure significantly due
to 9/11, she gave up her apartment.
In 2006 after some
less-than-sane living situations, she quietly moved into the YWCA. She
focused on paying off the debt and getting back on her feet. "At the
recent Intersection 2.0 Leadership gathering that I hosted, Diane
Darling was a huge hit. She wove together elements of her personal story
with principles of networking that were very practical and that
resonated with the audience.
engendered lots of interesting discussion, and were among the highlights
of the weekend." - Dr. Al Chase, Founder, White Rhino Partners In July
2010 she purchased her first home!!! Yippie!!! There are two reasons
she'll move again - she's wearing a toe tag or she meets an amazing guy!
:-) Diane hosted a "house blessing" on 10/10/10 and is slowly settling
in. She welcomes your thoughts on what home means to you. On March 6,
2009 she shared her story with the world. She knew it was going to be in
the paper - she didn't know it was going to be on the front page! She
woke up that morning to learn she shared the front page of the Boston
Globe with the President of the United States. He was above the fold,
she was below sharing her story of resilience and challenges.
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