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Professional Networking for Engineers and Entrepreneurs (ASME Boston Section event, co-sponsored by ENET)

  • 24 May 2016
  • 6:00 PM
  • Constant Contact, 1st Floor, Great Room, 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA (Exit 28, Route 128/(-95)

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Success in business and the workforce means having a network of contacts at your disposal. Engineers and early stage entrepreneurs especially can sometimes be introverted and/or lack the people skills necessary to allow their ideas to be heard. In social and business meetings, learning how to work a room is critical. Our speaker Diane Darling is a nationally renowned author and speaker. Spend an evening with Diane to help you gain confidence, approach people, learn the networking Dos and Don’ts, and achieve the success you deserve. And, most importantly, network!

Guest Speaker: Diane Darling, renowned author and speaker

McGraw-Hill commissioned Diane Darling to write the definitive book on networking called The Networking Survival Guide that was published in April 2003 and went into a 2nd printing just 90 days after the book hit the shelves. The book has been translated into Korean and Taiwanese.  In 2005, McGraw-Hill published her 2nd book, Networking for Career Success which has since been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Thai. Most recently they published a 2nd edition of The Networking Survival Guide to include updates about social media and how it impacts communication.

She's a former columnist for The Boston Business Journal. She has taught at Harvard Business School, 20th Century Fox, Cisco Systems, Bank of America, University of Texas Law School to name a few clients.  She has appeared on NBC Nightly News, in The Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Boston Globe. She is a member of the CEO Club. Darling is also a random blogger.

As a former elementary and middle school French teacher, she worked with students to better craft their communication.  She has lived in the Philippines, Thailand, Colorado, Indiana, Alabama and now in Boston, MA. Her travels include all seven continents and approximately 60 countries.  Her hobbies include watching football, reading, and attempting to play tennis. In order to overcome her fear of public speaking, she took acting and standup comedy classes.

Cost:  $10 per person

Registration is now open at - https://professional-networking-may-24-2016.eventbrite.com