Posts by Natalie

Week 44: Surprise friends in adulthood

This week’s article is proof that when it’s the right time to write about something, the inspiration will hit. Most...

Week 43: Why I gave up on networking

We are in the final countdown to the conclusion of 52 Weeks of Meaningful Connections. And I have a confession...

Week 42: When in doubt, call on Grace

No, Grace isn’t the person I’m interviewing for this week’s post. I’m talking about the actual, metaphysical grace as a...

Week 41: Write a holiday letter (on an anytime-of-the-year letter)

No matter whether you are reading this post in the middle of summer, while you are sipping one of the...

Week 40: How building connections is like eating a cookie

Why am I making a cookie reference? Perhaps I would like a cookie. What’s there not to love about a...

Week 39: Connect to your purpose to connect with people: Advice from Jen Shultz, coach to “Non-Nine-to-Fivers”

This week I’m sharing the inspiring story and top advice on networking from Jen Shultz, a certified professional coach who...

Week 38: The Power of the Pen

I cleaned out my desk this week and found a stack of cards I’ve received over the past 5 years....

Week 37: Expanding your friend circle – Going beyond where everyone knows your name

I grew up watching Cheers. Some of the plot lines were probably over my head (and likely not appropriate for...

Week 36: Your mindset on making connections: fixed or growth?

Writing this series has been an exercise in “build it as you fly it.” When I woke up today, I...

Week 35: When we don’t share, we suffer

I had a revelation and at first was unsure how it related to meaningful connection. Then I realized it had...

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