Category Archives for Harvey Maxims

One-Sided Relationships: Doomed to Fail

Mackay Maxim: It’s great to be liked. You’ll have a network you can always use. Once. It’s even greater to be needed. You’ll have a network you can always use. Period. A strong network is critical

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Why You Need a Network More Than Ever in Today’s Job Market

Mackay’s Maxim: No matter how smart you are, no matter how talented, you can’t do it alone. The job market has seriously changed over the last fifty years. Gone are the days where a high school

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Why Sharing is Key to Building Your Network

Mackay Maxim: The really big networking mistakes people make in their lives come from the risks they never take. One of the most important things you should do is share information with your network.

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4 Ways a Positive Mindset Boosts Your Professional Success

Mackay Maxim: Prepare to win. Then prepare to dazzle. Many people believe that if you expect the worst, the best will seem twice as good. However, this is not the attitude to adopt in professional

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The Real Value of “Dead-End Jobs”

Mackay’s Maxim: There are no dead-end jobs. There are only dead-end people. If you build a network, you will have a bridge to wherever you want to go. Nowadays, the job market is more competitive

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What Sort of Info Should You Track About Connections?

Mackay’s (Borrowed) Maxim: “The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation,

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Volunteering: Doing Well By Doing Good

Mackay Maxim: Learn from Ali. Service to others is the rent each of us should pay for our room here on Earth. Doing well by doing good is an oft-overlooked part of everyday life. Volunteering, it seems,

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Are you respectful of your network’s time? If not, it could be costing you.

Mackay Maxim: Staying in touch does not mean making a pest of yourself. One of the most important tasks you can undertake is keeping in touch with the people you meet. When we grow our networks, it’s

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4 Tips for Effective Networking While You Travel

Mackay Maxim: Two things people never forget; those who were caring to them when they were at a low point, and those who weren’t. Elevators go up and down. There will be people in your network that

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4 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Employee Network

Mackay Maxim: Don’t worry that your customers aren’t being properly recognized. If you’re not doing it, you can bet your competition is. Appreciation is often sought but rarely given. That Mackay

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