Why You Should Play Hard to Get:

Quick Tips

Coach Charming says networking is great, but you should probably rethink immediately accosting someone you’ve just met with your business idea or proposal: The secret to leveraging a social event for business success is to realize it is a social event. Keep it as such. Strike up a conversation with the person you want to meet. Even shy people enjoy speaking about themselves. Refrain from discussing your business goal but do email them within a few days referencing the encounter. Make it seem as if bumping into him or her triggered you to contact them with a great opportunity. You may have had them on your list of top prospects all along, but they will never know.

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