A couple of months ago, I blogged about a great book called, “Networking for People who Hate Networking” by Devora Zack. I wanted to build on the items I discussed before and present some more useful networking tips. The three main ideas I wrote about include: “Pause” – Allowing plenty of time before an event […]
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The Thompson Center. Should I Stay or Should I go?
By Bruce Darata on October 25, 2015 in General business, Office Appraisal
Given the current financial crisis Illinois is now facing, it should come as no surprise that Governor Rauner is looking for ways to liquidate inefficient and income-draining assets. One of the most obvious targets is the Thompson Center located at 100 W. Randolph. This 17-story open concept building was opened in 1985 at more than […]
Three Things to Help Introverts Improve Their Networking
By Bruce Darata on October 14, 2015 in General business
As a business owner, it didn’t take me long to realize that networking was an essential element needed in order to create new leads. However I always thought this was an arena for very extroverted people, and although I would not consider myself shy, having sustained conversation with strangers did not always come natural to […]