7 tips to become professional at Networking

My first networking event in London was JUMP 2010. My classmates and I got the tickets through our grad school. It was our opportunity to meet professional contacts and to show to the world the first generation of Digital Marketers from Hult. We were so excited about it. We put our best clothes on and we headed to the field.

I remember approaching people, breaking the ice with the classic: “Hi, I’m Martha. Nice to meet you!” supported with a big Colombian smile. People looked at my badge looking for Director, Manager, CEO, President, or who knows. When they found the word “Student”, Fua fua fuaa, they looked disappointed. Continue reading

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Feeding the creatives

If all creatives keep eating the same, it is more probably that ideas end up being similar; and that is a problem.

While doing the list of things that are on my daily food, I realized most of my friends are checking the same sites… yes! all the digital sources and magazines that people in advertising love. The difference I think is what happen after you read it.

Some people just read and some people read and get inspired.

Here is my balanced diet. Feel free to suggest me inspiring sources or invite me for a walk or somewhere, remember that best ideas come on the loo seat.

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