Author Archive | Eileen N. Sinett

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Networking at its Best!

About a year and a half ago, I accepted a speaking engagement that put me in front of 60 unemployed professionals from the Princeton regional area.  I had spoken to this group several times before and wasn’t sure about another speaking engagement with no fee.   However, knowing that speaking in person is the best way […]

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Gratitude in Business

The Thanksgiving Holiday was the driver of the theme, “Gratitude in Business” at Speaking that Connects monthly business networking breakfast.  Fifteen entrepreneurs mingled over coffee and tea, home-baked sweetbreads, quiche, yogurt and an assortment of dips and veggies to share business anecdotes of thanks. Unanimously, entrepreneurs were grateful for the ability to serve others.  Attendees […]

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Mirrors and Masks in Business

Each month a select group of professionals from a wide range of small business disciplines get together to share their pearls of wisdom around a specific theme at the Speaking that Connects Business Breakfast Forum.  I thought you might enjoy the ideas shared during October’s Forum where the theme was Mirrors and Masks in Business.  […]

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Multicultural Workforce: 8 Skills to Close Communication Gaps

Globalization creates tremendous opportunities for international business, along with the need to communicate with multicultural professionals.  While diversity of thought and culture significantly contribute to innovation and productivity, there are often communication gaps that negatively impact business, and business relationships, even when diversity is apparent, acknowledged, and respected. Being fluent, or near-fluent, in spoken English […]

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A Sound Idea

Sounds, other than the human voice, can facilitate or hinder communication. They’re often used to create a mood that evokes a specific emotion. Have you ever watched a movie or television show, and noticed how the background music changes, depending on the emotion of the scene? Sometimes there’s even music designated for specific characters. Remember Bruce, the shark, […]

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