Engineer’s Career Blog


How to end a Networking Conversation Politely

Expert networkers recommend that at networking events (once they start back up again), you only talk to one person for 5-10 minutes before moving on to work the rest of the room. You certainly don’t want to have started a great conversation with someone and then leave them with a bad taste in their mouth because you abruptly or rudely walked away. Nor do you want to get stuck all night talking with one person when you needed to be mingling.


Harvey, We Got This!

The following is from a Facebook post by one of my University of Texas Chemical Engineering classmates, Roger Sowell, who is now a practicing lawyer in California. Love all of his FB posts but this one, in particular, really made me proud. It was in response to Harvey’s impact on Houston. Roger gave me permission …