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Launching a New Year of Development for Young Professionals

As BN360, the Partnership’s young professional engagement and development program, kicks off its 2019 programming year, we sat down with Rachael Herrmann, our BN360 Program Manager, to learn more about BN360 and how it can help young professionals throughout the region achieve their professional goals in 2019.   Q: For those who might be unfamiliar, can you give us an overview of BN360?  Rachael: BN360 is

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Pamela Szalay Joins Leader Exchange Program as Facilitator

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to introduce the newest facilitator in our Leader Exchange program – Pamela Szalay, president and founder of the consulting firm Imagine & headquartered in Buffalo. Pamela facilitates monthly sessions in the Partnership’s Leader Exchange program, a unique peer to peer leadership development program focused

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Anne Moretti Joins Executive Exchange Program as Facilitator

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to introduce the newest facilitator in our Executive Exchange program – Anne Moretti, president of Moretti Consulting LLC. Anne brings more than twenty years of senior level management experience to her role with Executive Exchange, further enhancing this unique leadership development program from the

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Solution Focused Coaching – Stop The “Why”

STOP THE WHY NONSENSE! ‘Why’ is an instinctive question. Asked hundreds of times every day in organizations, and much of it is helpful. It is important to understand why a manufacturing process has failed, why a car broke down or why your fire alarm went off. It can be enlightening

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Executive Exchange Insights: The Benefits of Professional Development

Continuing professional development is important for all employment levels and every size employer. It comes in many different forms, from formal seminars and workshops to independent research to learning from peers. However, no matter what form it comes in, it is essential to the success of both the employee and employer.

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Exercising Your Networking Muscles

There are many guides, tips and tricks available on how to network successfully at various types of events. Networking . . . just mentioning it can illicit many different negative responses including fear, anxiety or stress. I know that it is “good” for me and that it is the “right”

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Strengthen your career path with BN360

To better ourselves as young professionals, we need to take steps to grow our network and strengthen our career path. Taking these steps often means putting yourself in a situation you have never been in before. Maybe it is attending a professional development event or seeking a mentor. Whatever it

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BN360 Young Professionals Week roundup

More young professionals are recognizing the value in engaging in community activities and networking with others to create strong relationships, seek out job leads, and career advice. Since 2008, the Partnership’s young professionals program, Buffalo Niagara 360 (BN360), has served as the region’s premier young professionals program. As we enter

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Young Professionals Week: embracing Buffalo Niagara’s renaissance

Young professionals throughout the Buffalo Niagara region are using terms such as “renaissance”, “rebirth” and “growth” when referring to the changes taking place locally. This Buffalo “boom” is leading to positive results for a variety of industries throughout the region including manufacturing, construction, recruitment and development. Buffalo has been able

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