Jeanne

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Joined 30th December 2007

About me:
Jeanne Hurlbert, PhD is a network coach who heads optinetresources.com, a group that helps entrepreneurs--particularly mom entrepreneurs--build better social networks. She is also Professor of Sociology at Louisiana State University, where she has served on the faculty for 20 years. She has spent more than two decades studying how individualsâ?? networks affect such things as job-finding, access to social support, recovery from disasters, health, and job satisfaction. Through their company, optinetresources.com, she and her husband/colleague use that expertise to help entrepreneurs develop the optimal networks that will help them succeed in both their business and professional lives. They have been featured or quoted in such media as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Forbes.com, Monster.com, Juneau.com, US News and World Report, Radio-TV Interview Report, Health, Smart Money, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN, National Public Radio, The History Channel, ABC News Now, and Business Talk This Morning.
My interests:
Scuba diving, cooking, spending time with my family, cycling/spinning, body pump.
My website/blog:
www.optinetresources.com www.readinets.co http://optinetresources.blogspot.com/m
How I de-stress:
working out, snuggling with my daughter
Best advice I've gotten:
If you don't do your job as a mom well, nothing else that you do really matters.

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2 comments so far...

  • Thanks for the add Jeanne, look forward to connecting with you. Have a great day..

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by rbonmom on 18th June 2008

  • Hi Jeanne, Welcome to Work it, Mom! What a fantastic career you have built for yourself. I'll look forward to seeing you around the site. Maybe you could pen an article or two, sharing some of your experiences with us? The site also has a discussion group specifically for consultant/freelance moms:
    http://www.workitmom.com/group_freelancemoms

    Happy New Year!

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Diane on 31st December 2007