EditorialsBy Matt Bud, Chairman, The FENG

Approaching networking contacts

From our daily member newsletter on September 10, 2019

Since The FENG has been built by friends introducing friends, I imagine that as an organization we are probably more sensitive to networking abuses than most people. Still, I thought it might be helpful if I took a little time tonight and suggested a few ways to go about this delicate process of asking others for favors. Let me start you out with the simple philosophy I call “Asking for the world’s smallest favor.” As you think about the networking contacts with whom you are about to communicate, consider the range of requests you might make and try to pick ones that don’t push the envelope too far. For example, you wouldn’t ask someone you don’t know to put your [ Read more… ]