- How to Talk to Someone You’ve Never Met http://www.wikihow.com/Talk-to-Someone-You’ve-Never-Met
- Angel investor and cause marketer Susan McPherson says that when it comes to events, “Go on your own and make a bet with yourself that you’ll meet five new people.”
- When McPherson meets someone new, she follows up over email right away. “If you wait a few weeks,” she says, “they won’t remember.” And add some value: an article, a link, an invitation, or, of course, an introduction.
GOT 15 MINUTES TO SPARE? Ping someone. Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone, says to use extra time in your day to send an article, make a call, shoot a text. “Taxi time is pinging time. Plane time is pinging time,” he says. “I reserve those [moments] for relational curation.”