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Networking Is Fun. Here is how to do it.

by Kristen Francis When I used to think of networking I’d think of business suits, dry conversations and looking forward to when I can take my shoes off, or, even worse, ‘I am not going to know anyone and I will probably make a dork of myself.’ Although I’m pretty good at making a dork of myself in public, I was wrong about the rest. It is totally normal to dress casual, crack jokes and...

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Lonely Citizens

by Christopher J. Lebron best buy computer software A few weeks ago, I took my 20 month old son on our usual morning stroller ride. As we closed in on the intersection where we usually make a right to walk along a portion of the Quinnipiac River, a young man – maybe 25 years old or so – walked in our direction. My son is at an age where other people interest him and he typically makes an...

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