Being Mindful About Money…

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No-one likes to talk about it! We feel uncomfortable with it, we feel guilty spending it, we feel bad for not saving it, we feel shame when we have it. When we earn high salaries, we feel like we don’t deserve them. When we earn low salaries we’re scared to ask for more.
We all have different behaviour and belief systems when it comes to money. Much of this has been handed down to us from our parents, and the financial circumstances of the environment we grew up in.

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Staying Connected

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So, I’ve been thinking a lot about networking and how many should one attend per week. I’m not a good networker, but I am trying to up my game 🙂

The thing is… Where do you go to network that would be valuable. One does not want to waste valuable blogging time hanging out with a bunch of people who don’t know anymore than you do about the situation. I’ve read an article recently on Hugo Campbell-Davys (he’s  the god of networking and is super connected) and here are his networking pointers:

  • GO PREPARED – if you’re going to an art show, read up about the artist. A restaurant? Find out why the chef is special.
  • DON’T DANCE – huh? It wastes valuable networking time
  • NEVER GET DRUNK –  But always carry a full glass of champagne
  • PACK IN THE EVENTS – Three per night is sufficient
  • BE THE LAST ONE STANDING –  So you don’t miss out on the latecomers
  • So what do you guys think. Does he have good pointers? The three events per night might do me in…