Joe Fazio, CEO, Making Money Work for You with the Rule of 72 – Episode 83

Joe Fazio is the Co-Founder and CEO of Commerce State Bank, a community bank that has grown rapidly. Joe’s led a wide-ranging career, that did not start on a track toward banking. He started in sales with the IBM Corporation and subsequently worked in Trust Management, General Management and Business Development positions. He also became the CEO of a technology start-up company. In 2017, Joe…

Taking a Chance on New Meetings – Episode 61.5

In this story, I share what goes on in my introverted head when I’m ‘forced” to meet new people in networking type situations and how I’ve learned to deal with it. I know it’s not my “fault” that I’m an introvert but being so has made it difficult for me to enthusiastically seek out and…

The Dine Around – A Connectworking Success

As you may remember, I’m not much of a networker (my recent post about being terrible at networking).  I find it intimidating, uncomfortable and, mostly, uninteresting.  It could also be that, because I’m not good at it, I just make excuses so I can feel better about myself for avoiding it (the truth is somewhere in…