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J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

When I’m not musing here or over on Twitter….I’m contributing elsewhere. ICYMI a few links to my latest posts on and

I am trying to align my pocketbook and my values. Yes, I believe this matters as we vote with our dollars on a daily basis. Why continuously contribute to values that don’t represent yours?

Yes, I took a pay cut when I switched jobs but here are the ways I maneuvered my salary back to market rate.

How much vulnerability should you share online? Depends. I’ve discovered that letting all your flaws, imperfections and insecurities show may be a great way to market your business (it definitely has worked for this breast cancer survivor and entrepreneur).

The myth that there are NO women in venture is getting a wee bit tiresome. The women are out there investing — and two New York based women in venture have the definitive network and list.

Work. And regular life. And trying to achieve something resembling “balance” has been a challenge for me since I graduated from law school waaayyyy back in 1991. I recently sought the advice of friends on how they manage it all.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a problem solver who believes that most professional challenges—whether funding, landing a board position or getting a new job—are solved by tapping into networks.Kelly is a popular speaker on networking, community building and investing issues, especially as they relate to women, and has worked with the IEEE, PGA, Bank of America, Apple and countless others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey and on Instagram @jkellyhoey and join the #BYDN community at