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He’s Looking For Your Name, Not Your Bra Size

By May 15, 2015 January 15th, 2019 No Comments

One of the networking tips I always give to women is this: at events where name tags are required, always wear your name tag clipped high on your right shoulder, that way, when you shake hands during an introduction, your name is visible to the person you’re meeting — at a comfortable eye-level.

l loved learning over omelets and conversation this morning, that my male friend doles out the same networking tip….for the same obvious reason: he can easily locate the person’s name without the awkwardness of staring at their chest.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”) and Inc. (1 of “10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City's Startup Scene”). Empowering A Billion Women By 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. Not bad for a former corporate lawyer. She’s a limited partner in two emerging tech funds (Laconia Capital Group and Lattice Ventures) and can frequently be found on Twitter @jkhoey.