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Forget the elevator pitch, awkward conversations, and stacks of business cards destined for the garbage can — this is networking that won’t leave you feeling dirty or depleted.

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The idea of networking used to make me cringe. Now, I enjoy it.

What changed?

Well… Everything!

Networking for me used to mean attending events that felt forced. Shaking hands and exchanging business cards over catered snacks and the obligatory glass of red or white — while dodging the inevitable…

An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Yvonne Alston, the DEI Strategist / Culture Cultivator/ Unapologetically Authentic Courage Champion who is the Founder and Principal of Indelible Impressions Consulting, LLC (IIC). …

Can self-doubt actually help you succeed?

Natalie Ruiz

Had an epiphany this weekend while reading Adam Grant’s Think Again: The self-doubt and Impostor Syndrome I have fought with my entire life have actually been a SUPERPOWERS.

Because of the nagging feeling that I didn’t belong or wasn’t good enough — which has pestered me for a lifetime —…

What would I tell my almost 18-year-old self if I could talk to her?

Natalie Ruiz

In February, I turned 38.

If you know me, you know my goal age from kindergarten has been 44. I have had a lot of reasons for this being a goal age, including believing I would be old enough to be secure, confident, and settled while being young enough to…

An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Genein Letford, who is an Intercultural Creativity Keynote, Author, and Trainer. She got her start and found her passion for intercultural creativity work when she was working with young children, promising…

Natalie Ruiz

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