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“If I show up at your door, chances are you did something to bring me there.”  – Martin Blank, Grosse Pointe Blank Ever since I wrote my entry about getting involved if you don't like the changes going on in downtown Detroit,...

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We didn't get one of these updates out last week with everything going on, so we've got a lot to get to this time around.  The last couple episodes of our weekly live broadcast.  A whole bunch of blog entries....

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Duran Duran.  The NeverEnding Story.  Transformers. 1984 was a good year, and so it's of little surprise that episode 84 of our weekly live broadcast was a blast. With our guests from Falling Down Beer Company, RhinoCoders and Startup Weekend Pontiac in-studio...

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“If I show up at your door, chances are you did something to bring me there.”  – Martin Blank A couple years ago we wrote LinkedIn is not a video game. Why? Because we kept seeing LIONs (LinkedIn Open Networkers)...

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 “Lighten up Francis…” – Sgt. Hulka **Note: There will be words in here that might offend you. If anything I write here “hits home”, it’s probably because it is you. If you get easily offended, I suggest going to this...

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Our next event will be a Pink Slip Party event, taking place TONIGHT - Thursday, March 19th at The Majestic Theater. If you're not familiar with our Pink Slip Party events...you should be.  They're on a whole different level from...

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There are a many reasons why you go to networking events.  You might be looking to make some connections in your target field.  You might be looking for a job, or you could be looking to hire someone.  You...

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As with everything that we do, this has evolved over the years. Because we don't believe in revisionist history, you can always still find the original version over at http://www.ITintheD.org/index.php/68/the-ten-commandments-of-networking/ if you're so inclined...but this version's been updated. Why?  Because it needed...

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Our flashback to 1983 with episode 83 of our live, weekly broadcast has come and gone, and it was definitely a lot of fun. We were joined in-studio by a couple of recurring guests on our show, Steve Gaura from...

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It's almost here...Pink Slip Party time. This Thursday, we take over The Majestic Theater for one of our (in)famous events.  We've got sponsors coming.  We've got recruiters coming.  We've got people looking for jobs coming. We've got people looking to...

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"If I show up at your door, chances are you did something to bring me there." - Martin Blank, Grosse Pointe Blank. A little bit earlier, we mentioned that there were people that were begging to be called out as...

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"Every cloud has a silver lining" - various Chalk this one up to "another time when Dave forgot to practice what he preaches." It happens more often than I care to admit.  Advice that I give to people that makes perfect...

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Episode 82 of our weekly live broadcast is in the history books, and we had a lot of fun with our guests. We were joined by Corey from Midwest Media Expo and Terry from 313Dlove to talk about their respective events coming...

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"See this?  Our website?  I just want it to suck less.  Can you make it suck less?  I have a big bag of money for someone that can make it suck less for me. " - a CTO who shall...

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I have a lot of thoughts swirling in my head right now after our presentation of The New and Improved 10 Commandments of Networking at the MEDC Shifting Gears reunion event Friday night. While those are distilling down to some...

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We're live with episode 82 of our weekly broadcast tonight, and wow do we have a lot to talk about. We've got our Pink Slip Party event next Thursday, and today's the last day if you want your company to be...

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It's that time, folks...time for last call for sponsors for our 3/19/2015 Pink Slip Party event at The Majestic Theater. We leave a lot of things out and open for as long as we can, but there are still deadlines...

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Continuing our (relatively new) tradition of helping you not suck, we now move into How Not To Suck At LinkedIn. We'll take a look at some of the key areas that cause people to suck at LinkedIn - the profile,...

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Episode 81 of our weekly broadcast is in the rear view mirror, and it was definitely a good one. We were joined in-studio by two of the ladies behind ComiqueCon to discuss their November event, the owner of The Detroit Bus Company...

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"See this? Our website? I just want it to suck less. Can you make it suck less? I have a big bag of money for someone that can make it suck less for me. " - a CTO who shall...