Actions can sometimes speak louder than words, and that's why Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying the art of body language. She says that when you're making a presentation or meeting a client, what you say is less important than how you say it. How you hold your body can make all the difference.
What's worse than having the perfect person to reach out to about a job opportunity, a career switch, or an impending move to Asia, and not being able to do so because you've lost touch? How many people have you come across in your life who suddenly might help your cause, personally or professionally, but whom you haven't seen or spoken to in ages — and perhaps you just feel guilty about popping up now that you need them?