Millennial Say What? How to Talk Young When You’re Old.

In preparation for TEDFest in New York City a couple weeks ago, I did a little research: where to eat, what to see, how not to sound old to the majority-millennial crowd … I’d be embarrassed for anyone to see my search history today, but I’ll put that aside to share this gem of an […]

Anna Will Be a Featured Expert at Mass Innovation Nights

Am I really an expert? I’m not sure, but I do love giving my opinion about everything. So, when Bobbie Carlton, founder of Carlton PR and Marketing and Mass Innovation Nights (MIN), invited me to join the Mass Innovation Experts Corner, I gave her an enthusiastic yes. Or as enthusiastic as you can be over […]

Five Strategies to Advance Your Career Using LinkedIn

So the other night I was chatting with my brilliant scientist/entrepreneur friend Dr. Laura Hales (not to be confused with Dr. Laura) about how I really want to start doing more networking but was having trouble finding the time. She mentioned how helpful LinkedIn had been for her own business, The Isis Group, a scientific […]

The Lack of Super “Super Bowl” Ads? I Blame the Economy.

I’ll begin by saying that I am not a big sports fan. Or even a small sports fan. But I do genuinely look forward to the Super Bowl for two reasons: 1) Hot spinach dip, and 2) seeing the best ads of the year — or at least the most expensive. Well, this year there […]

Networking for Beginners

Navigate a Roomful of Strangers in Five Easy Steps Whether success for you means leaving a networking event with several new business contacts — or just leaving with your dignity intact — here are a few basic steps to get you started. And while these steps are geared toward networking, feel free to use them at any awkward social […]