Monthly Archives: September 2012

High Touch vs Low Touch Networking

High Touch vs Low Touch Networking

This past weekend, I was reminded of the power of high touch networking. That is, the benefits of spending quality, face-to-face time with people in your network. In this case, I did a ride share with a networking friend of mine to a conference. We had hours in the car together and caught up on each other’s lives. We brainstormed new ideas and worked on solving personal, professional and world problems. It was an enriching experience and one that I was grateful for.

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BYOT? (Bring Your Own Technology)

BYOT?

I admit it; by no means am I the savviest texter in the world. I don’t know all of the acronyms or short cuts commonly used in the social media communication world. I’m not, however, unfamiliar with the party acronym BYO (Bring Your Own) that proceeded the technology era. But when my oldest daughter, starting sixth grade, came home from school this week talking about a new BYOT school program, I was a little stumped.

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