Adulting 101: How to Build Friendships as an Adult

Adulting 101: How to Build Friendships as an Adult

Making friends when you’re an adult is hard. As children, we make our friends through school, our parents, and extracurricular activities, but what people don’t often talk about is how to build friendships as an adult. Here are a few tips to start growing your clique.

Five Best Ways to Break Out of a Motivational Slump

We’ve all been there: hour two of staring at our computer screens, with nothing to show for it other than an impressive number of YouTube videos watched (or exes Facebook stalked).  Sometimes, no matter how badly we want to be productive, it’s just not an option. Productivity hits an all time low, creativity disappears, and you just cannot capture that motivation. Welcome to the motivational slump.

How To Taste Wine (Like You Know What You're Doing)

Wine.  We drink it, we like it, but do we really ever stop to think about what it is we’re actually tasting?  If you’re looking to up your wine knowledge, I urge you to press pause the next time you crack open a bottle and repeat the below steps to gain a better foundation and understanding of the nuances (and joy) a wine can bring! 

Our Guide To The Coolest NYC Spots To Work That Are Not Coworking Spaces

We are huge fans of coworking spaces they aren't for everyone. Maybe you just want a cool spot to park in between meetings our to meet clients. Below are a few of my favorite spots to work at in NYC, maybe I'll see you there sometime. 

How to Cowork Like A Pro: A Guide To Coworking In LA, NOLA, SF, Chicago, LA, Atlanta and Miami

I love laptops and the freedom it gives you to work from anywhere. Sure you might work from home a coffee shop or your hotel while traveling but after a while you'll want to place to go that offers fast and reliable wifi, flowing coffee and a room of people staring aggressively at their screens.  Below is a round-up of the best passport co-working services and co-working spaces outside of NYC.

Do You Come Here Often? 17 Ways To Get The Conversation Started In 2017

Do You Come Here Often? 17 Ways To Get The Conversation Started In 2017

Networking is a lot like approaching that cute guy/girl in a bar. There is never ever a perfect way to get the conversation started however there a few techniques that I recommend that can get the words of even the most closed off person flowing. 

Holiday Networking: Put The Jingle Back Into Mingle

Holiday Networking: Put The Jingle Back Into Mingle

Ah yes, the holidays! A time when common questions include "What do you do? Are you married? Why are you still single? And when are you getting married?"

It's quite funny that through every chapter of your life there are new questions that make us squeamish and dread sitting around the holiday dinner table. It started with "Where are you going to college?" and progressed to "What are you going to major in?" to "What are you going to do when you graduate?" We get it, life is always measured in the next step. 

To avoid the drama and dread, we've compiled some tried and tested techniques to make the holidays more enjoyable and perhaps add a little fun into your networking game. 

Networking Made Easy: 5 Hacks To Maximize Everyday Interactions

Networking is hard, intimidating and an energy suck. So how do you find the people that are "the right people" when you network without wasting your time. How to you keep that relationship going without losing it to an email black hole. At Six Degrees Society, as a networking group, we handpick who you meet while networking, making it as easy as possible to make a quality connection. Unfortunately not all networking situations are created equal. Below are my 5 hacks in making quality connections with the right people in any situation. 

A Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List

A Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List

It's quite a challenge picking out that "perfect" gift for your Mom, Dad, Brother, Boyfriend/Girlfriend and Best Friend so we've decided to put together a few of our favorite picks together that work for everyone! Throughout the month we will add additional pieces, so check back!