Articles in category: “Hack Life”

5 gift ideas for your professional contacts this holiday season

5 gifts for business professionals

Christmas, 2018 New Year, it’s the time of year to show your business associates your appreciation! A token to highlight how much you value their relationship, and a perfect excuse to keep your relationship warm and to stay top-of-mind.

Knowing who to send a token of your gratitude to should be as easy as browsing your address book. A well-organised contact list will enable you to select the individuals with whom maintaining personal relationships is essential for you and your business. 

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Networking for People Who Hate Networking


“You are cordially invited to a networking event. Wear your best business clothes and bring your A-game. It’s time to make a good first impression!”

If you’ve been working in the professional world, there’s a chance you’ve received an email invitation like the one above. You know the game: there’s an event for up-and-comers that’s going to help you pave the way forward for your career.

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Setting Yourself Up for Successful Networking (and How We Can Help)


Very few of us can look at where we are and really say that we got here alone — there are always people we have come to know to help us get there, and in today’s world of social media and increasing interconnectivity, we’ve come to know a lot of people. But we can sometimes fall prey to our own expanding contacts list — can you make sure you’re getting the most from what can almost become a deluge of connections? And can you do it without being fake?

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