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From My Inbox: March 4 Edition (Who Is Julia?)

By March 21, 2024No Comments
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I verified my profile on Linkedin and the J in J Kelly showed up. The J is a real J (someone did ask that once). My name, is my great grandmother’s name. She was feisty and wise, lived to 101 – so, yes, I’m planning to honor her name for a long while.

Names. Titles. It has me wondering. Who and what do we trust? Is the real person the ✅ verified one or one we’ve always presented? Does a ✅ provide confidence in the content? Is a person with a ✅ more trustworthy than the person with a history of posting and engagement?

Then this. Why on earth did my parents think it was a smart idea to call their middle child (me) by her middle name?

With that…here’s what I’ve got from my inbox this week:

Some things are better when they are executed “old school”…for initial and lasting impact, greater emotional effect…whether it is making networking connection or, perhaps tossing 3000 pounds of confetti in Times Square.

????Meet the entrepreneur whose business is crafting perfect peak experiences (Aeon)

Time and time again, we found that people left their conversations with negatively biased feelings about the impression they made (“I’m pretty sure that I liked them more than they liked me.”).

????People Probably Like You More Than You Think (HBR)

his map is a reminder of the fact that maps were once not only practical tools, but also a matter of beauty – and a way to tell the most extraordinary stories.

????Mappa Mundi: The greatest medieval map in the world (BBC)

I absolute ate ___ on that company, absolutely ate it.

????The Queen of The Kitchen Table Startup With Nonie Creme (Smart Rookie podcast)

If you get pitched by someone who worked at Bird or Theranos or General Magic, what pile do they go in?

????By Association (Seth’s Blog)

And yes, I have more:

✅ How to Tackle the Gender Gap in Funding: Facts & Initiatives from Investors (The Founder Institute)

✅ Closing The Funding Gap For Women Entrepreneurs – InvestHer Summit 2024

✅ March 5 @ Pace UniversityKnowing Your Value: An Honest Conversation – a conversation about moxie, perseverance, and willing your dreams to come true with award-winning journalist Allison Gilbert.

✅ Exploring Ethical AI with Friar Paolo Benanti, Professor of Ethics of Technology at Pontifical Gregorian University on March 6 with Collective[i]

✅ And calling all women in AI….get on the list for Women in AI Breakfast & High Tea taking place on March 26 thx to Flybridge and XFactor Ventures.

????️ Osborne Macharia Spans Geologic Phenomenon and Beauty in ‘Daughters of the Rift’ (Colossal)

????????✈️????⛵️ AND….what would be a wonder travel tour, for you? Curious, wonder-seeking minds want to know. Take the survey.

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.