Events + Networking

How to Be Good at Conferences as an Introvert

I don’t usually count conference attendance among the things we typically make a point of preparing for ahead of time. We prepare for our exams, speaking engagements, and even tough conversations…but not conferences. A conference is a thing you register for, and later, show up for. But you can totally prepare for a conference! Especially if, like me, you’re an introvert…

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Events + Networking

Published on TheMuse: 5 Strategies Introverts Can Use to Boost Their Energy Levels When They Need it Most

Do you ever feel sapped of the energy you need to get through an important meeting at work? Or wish you could postpone that networking event because you need a chance to gather your strength and wit at home? Don’t worry, you’re not alone in feeling like this! As an introvert in the communications field, I enjoy speaking in front…

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Balanced Team at Pivotal Labs Chicago
Events + Networking

Takeaways from the Balanced Team Chicago Salon

When I was invited to attend the Balanced Team Chicago Salon, I was excited for the opportunity to bring my PR and communications perspective to a networking event I knew would be full of developers and designers. At the intimate un-conference held in Pivotal Labs’ Chicago office last month we discussed collaboration and workshopped creating, leading and working as part of…

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