Press & Expert Sources
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Areas of Expertise:
- How To Work a Room
- Career Tips & Advice
- Business Development
- Branding & Marketing
- Making Authentic Connections
Deena “Fireball” Baikowitz is a dynamic speaker, published writer, supportive coach, and skilled facilitator. As the co-founder and Chief Networking Officer of Fireball Network, she helps her clients work a room, develop strategic relationships, and access hot business and career opportunities. With her background in theatre, social work, health care, business development, and marketing, Deena brings a diverse and global perspective to her network.
Deena is passionate about empowering her clients to build their confidence, improve their skills and expand their networks. Deena is an active member of Ellevate Network, CREW New York (Commercial Real Estate Women), and ATD – NYC (Association for Talent Development). She serves on the Board of the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute. Outside of work, Deena takes lots of dance classes, plans parties, and performs stand up comedy.
In the Press
Video & TV
Women @ Forbes, Interview with Carrie Kerpen on Work It: Story Suite • How to Stop Letting Insecurity Hold You Back from Networking
Watch the full interview
Podcasts & Radio
Ellevate Network, with Maricella Herrera “Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business”
Check Out California, with Craig Sullivan “Marketing, Branding, Networking and the Hotel Industry”
The Naked Podcast, with Dr. Stacy Berman and Cathleen Meredith “The High Powered Woman (Episode 10)”
Women Who Work with Men, with Lisa Guida, “Making Networking Fun!”
Support is Sexy, with Elayne Fluker: “How to Make Authentic Connections, and Work any Room”
Stribling’s New York on WOR710, with host Rob Taub
All The Social Ladies, with Carrie Kerpen
Publications: Online & Print
Entrepreneur How to Get in the Mood to Network 08/08/2018
Brit + Co 11 Easy Tips to Make Living Alone Less Lonely03/08/2018
Bustle 7 Unexpected Habits That Make You Stand Out At Work01/18/2018
Bustle 9 Conversation Mistakes That May Affect People’s Perception of You 01/05/2018
Bustle The Best Career Advice You’ve Ever Received 08/30/17
NYLON How To Not Suck At Public Speaking 06/07/17
Insureon How to Get Clients By Growing Your Business Network05/01/17
Carol Roth Unplugged More Great Entrepreneurship Quotes03/15/17
New York Post Here’s how to network like a pro 01/19/17
Udemy for Business Update your professional brand in 2017 • 01/03/17
Monster 5 ways to network this holiday season (with a side of eggnog) • 12/01/16
Forbes The Best Questions to Ask at Networking Events • 5/31/16
Real Estate Weekly Women’s Forum Provides a Platform for Learning the Best Networking Techniques • 5/18/16
Forbes Women How Has Social Media Changed Us? • 4/21/16
Business News Daily 16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Definitions of Success • 3/18/16
LEVO League 6 Genius Tips for Better Small Talk • 12/4/15
CREW Network Power Women: Why the Industry’s Leaders are Not Shrinking Violets • 6/15
New York Real Estate Journal NYREJ – My gateway drug to publishing and publicity • 3/15
Real Estate Weekly Talking the Talk. The Secret to Great Networking • 2/25/15
Hotel News Now Using local connections to gain new guests • 6/29/13
SELF Networking Tips They Don’t Teach You in College • 5/20/13