It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you, participants at networking workshop learn.

The number of business cards you collect or the length of your email address book doesn’t indicate true connectivity. Rather, business success comes when people know you. That was a key message in the “Networking Rocks: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You” event held at Florida International University (FIU) on February 9, […]

Everyone is looking: why it’s important to own your online brand.

First impressions make lasting impressions. That is certainly true of the image you project via social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter—where colleagues, partners, bosses and clients head to check you out online. No matter your professional or personal path, it makes good business sense to take control of your online image. Recently, […]

Kick off! Fall football opener marks return of tailgating fun.

When Alberto Padron (EMBA ’09) was working on his master’s degree in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), he thoroughly enjoyed his classmates in the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) group. “From that first getting-to-know-each-other event in the Florida Keys, all through our intense collaboration, it was a great group,” […]