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From My Inbox: February 5, 2024 Edition

By February 5, 2024March 21st, 2024No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

I was going to place this at the bottom…but heck no, stating it upfront. If you imagined I was simply a complier and curator of ???? from my inbox, recommender of non-fiction books and ranter on networking transgressions…let me dissuade you of that wee notion.

I write, not just here, but wow! I am a published author.

And, I am (finally) working on my next book.

I talk a lot about networking not simply because I wrote about it. I care about this topic. Networks and networking changed my career trajectory. AND I am accepting speaking and coaching engagements.

My focus right now is fixated on the networks high-achieving women need to build around their aspirations. This is aligned with the subject matter of book 2. It’s not all I can focus on, tho it is a big one.

My overall mission? Is to help others succeed. As I’ve been quoted as saying, you get where you’re going by helping others get to where they are going.

I have had, and continue to have the opportunity of speaking at leading organizations (Google, Oracle, Cisco, Capital One, Bank of America, Sumitomo Mitsui, Grace Hopper Celebration, Boston Beer Company, Lowe’s, Indiana Conference for Women, Bank of America…to name just a few), and working in a variety of roles from lawyer to professional development to alumni relations to leading a global business network for women to co-founder of a startup accelerator to author, I bring a non-linear wealth of experiences to the conversation.

Let’s co-create win-win opportunities which guide you towards your mission.

Now, back to regularly scheduled good ???? from my inbox:

  • I didn’t get it” (Seth’s Blog)
  • Why strive? Stephen Fry reads Nick Cave’s letter on the threat of computed creativity (Aeon)
  • Why you may feel depressed and anxious when you’re ill – and how to cope with it (The Conversation) h/t to Monica Parker’s Wonderbringers newsletter for this one.
  • The country with earliest wake-up time in the world (BBC)
  • A Room Of One’s Own Funny (Liza Donnelly)
  • Wonder: The Surprisingly Accessible Emotion That Makes Everything Better (Working On Purpose)
  • From freeze to bloom – the rhythms and splendour of life on a flower farm (Psyche)
  • The European city where selfies are ‘awkward’ (BBC)
J. Kelly Hoey

Networking Expert + Career Transformation Coach + Author + Speaker, Kelly Hoey looks at "networking" through a new, modern, fresh lens, offering you (who are pursuing and perhaps struggling with your big ambitions), advice on how to connect for success in a hyper-connected world that is woefully short in its attention span. Her network-building advice is relatable, instilling confidence with actionable insights and practical information.