A simple "hello" can change your life.
Yet, too many of us don’t say hello often enough. We are afraid, shy, busy or indifferent. And if we do say the first hello, we often stop there. Just Say Hello is about why you should always “say hello” and how to practically turn those “hellos” into meaningful relationships that will help you achieve greater success in your career, business and life.
This recent piece in Betakit outlines Jodi's approach to building an authentic network.
Jodi is the founder of #movethedial, which is a movement increasing the participation and advancement of women in technology.
Watch a talk Jodi gave on #movethedial to 3,000 people at Elevate Toronto in September 2017 here.
Jodi's book on building authentic networks featuring Jodi’s stories, ideas and practical business relationship-building tips and highlights from conversations about relationships with successful executives and up-and-coming entrepreneurs is coming. Stay tuned.
As featured in Fast Company, Jodi believes – “the greatest good I can do for people is introduce them to other people for mutual benefit … I’m always looking for opportunities for others and then seeing how I can help make them happen.”
Jodi Kovitz is a passionate innovator, relationship builder, revenue generator and connector. She is the is the CEO of AceTech Ontario. She is also Founder of #MoveTheDial, a movement founded in January 2017 to advance women in tech and Just Say Hello, her passion project through which she teaches people how to build transformative business relationships. She regularly speaks and writes on innovative business development strategies, advancing women in tech, networking and women’s business development opportunities in Canada and the United States. Jodi serves on the SickKids Foundation Capital Campaign Cabinet to raise $1.3B to transform children’s health leading an innovative technology sector strategy, serves on the advisory board of Rosenzweig & Company, Maple Corporation and Mediseen and Mayor of Toronto John Tory’s Toronto Innovation Council. Prior to joining AceTech Ontario, Jodi spent 5 years at Osler generating revenue, building an alumni program, creating an associate training program and coaching 450+ lawyers on BD strategy and relationship building.
Jodi previously practiced law, and after she obtained her business degree at Ivey, living in Milan studying international business, worked in marketing at a technology start up that went public, worked in leadership development at a bank and consulted for a top-tier global consulting firm. Just Say Hello is Jodi’s passion-and-joy project.
Jodi's recent press includes: Globe and Mail, BNN (#MoveTheDial), BNN (Elevate Toronto), The Business Leadership Podcast, Toronto Star , Digital Journal.
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