If you’re asking for a warm introduction to somebody, you might do what I’ve done successfully a number of times, which is to browse your contact’s LinkedIn connections, find people of interest and then reach out with a connection request. However, when your contact has thousands of connections, this can become quite the task, nor is there any way to find out just how well connected they are to these people - I often get the response “oh, I don’t actually really know the person of interest”, as is the case with most social networks.
Find out what to ask instead in today's instalment of Fast Fix Friday.
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Your host and occasional cybernetic organism, Steve Glaveski, is committed to helping people better navigate the growing uncertainty that technology change brings, in order to survive, thrive, create more value for the world and lead more fulfilling lives.
Steve is the CEO and co-founder of innovation accelerator Collective Campus, founder of children's entrepreneurship program Lemonade Stand, author of Amazon best-seller The Innovation Manager's Handbook and the Wiley book, Employee to Entrepreneur, investor in blockchain based fractional property investment platform Konkrete and is a keynote speaker and startup advisor.
When not fighting T-1000s Steve can be found in the gym, hiking, skating at the beach, attempting standup comedy, at a heavy metal show or socially lubricating at a whisky bar.