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  • Technology Tidbit: Linkedin 102 - Go Wide and Go Deep
    Technology Tidbit: Linkedin 102 - Go Wide and Go Deep
    Linkedin.com is a great social media platform which enables a person to network wide (make more connections) and network deep (turn online connections into offline business). As we discussed in the article "What do you do with a business card...
  • New York City
    Trying to connect in New York
    An excellent new collection of short stories, "Stay Up With Me" (Ecco, $22.99), by Tom Barbash, takes readers to New York to explore how people make connections in a largely hostile world.Barbash has published his work in "Virginia...
  • Light connections
    Light connections
    There is significant change happening to the world. If we should look back at the events in just the last ten years, we would see the exponential expansion of a number of things as well as how we perceive the world and ourselves within it. Smart...
  • Pastor tells congregation to 'Stay Connected'
    Pastor tells congregation to 'Stay Connected'
    On Sunday, Feb. 23, Rev. Louis R. Blakey, Jr., pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond,Virginia told the congregation to "Stay Connected."Pastor Blakey often talks about relationships, and this sermon was no different.He said, ...
  • Kailyn Lowry
    ‘Teen Mom’ star Kailyn Lowry works connections so she can meet Miley Cyrus
    “Teen Mom” star Kailyn Lowry has been a huge Miley Cyrus fan for a while and she often defended the singer when she was being labeled as a controversial role model for younger people after her scandalous VMAs performance. However, it...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
    Kim Kardashian makes connections for Italian Vogue to get cover?
    Kim Kardashian may be an influential reality television star, but it sounds like some people don’t exactly see her as a celebrity. Sure, her future husband, Kanye West, believes that she is the prime example of a star, but there is one...
  • Sitting in silence
    Does meditation stress you out?
    Have you wanted to meditate but been too scared to try? Do people keep talking about how great it is, and even though you believe them, you just can’t get yourself to do the whole cross-legged, “OM”-ing thing?Well, you’re...
  • 6 degrees of separation
    Celebrity Hook-ups: who’s dated who?
    Ever wonder who the rich and famous dated before they were rich and famous? If so, FamousHookUps is the website for you! The Six Degrees section can keep you occupied for hours. Simply fill in the blanks with two famous names and the search will...
  • College Awareness Week
    Connections: Upcoming networking events for November 2012
    Networking traditionally slows down in Philadelphia during November to accommodate for the upcoming holiday season but with 22 local college and universities, education is the hot topic. This month we have education events, networking and day care...
  • Super Heroes
    The Rise of the Super Networker
    We all know someone who seems to know everyone. How do they do it? Are they friendlier? Better organized? Or is it just in their DNA? Back in the day, a person like this probably had a rolodex where they kept the business cards of everyone they...
  • Facebook Stories
    Today marks the second edition of Facebook Stories
    Launched today is the second edition of Facebook Stories, which revolves around the topic of Degrees ofSeparation.Facebook Stories is a new venture from Facebook which highlights all thesuccessstories on Facebook, covering various topics.In August...
  • Heart Connections
    Opening to heart connection while under investigation by US State Dept.
    Back in early 2004, a fascinating and big surprise come out of an official U.S. Department of State investigation against me for a vacation to Cuba.It all started in December 1999, when I went on a three-week vacation to the Yucatan in Mexico with...
  • LinkedIn is the social media tool of choice for business professionals.
    LinkedIn 101: getting started
    Whether you love it or hate it, social media is here to stay. Until recently, many business owners had dismissed this new form of communications and failed to recognize it as a legitimate form of marketing. Perhaps part of the reason for this was...
  • A walk on the beach
    Truly belonging is good for your health
    There are some extremely beautiful words in the English language, not only in pronunciation, but also in meaning. "Belong," ever think about the importance of belonging?The definition of belong reads: Acceptance as a natural member or...
  • Does your friend seem to have alot of friends
    Friends who seem to have alot of Friends
    Some people are genuinely friendly and are able to make an acquaintance feel like a friend. Do you have a friend that seems to have more friends than you’ve ever known anyone to have? Outside of their personality, have you ever wondered how...