Warm introductions are always preferred over cold outreach for providing a foundation for a strong professional relationship. But if you’re not careful then you could run afoul of several potential pitfalls of this networking fundamental.
Cold outreach. It’s the third rail of relationship development: some people hate it, others swear by it. So what’s the deal with this controversial networking tool?
Being stranded on Designer Island can be challenging, but it’s so rewarding. You’ll get real influence over how a product is being built, and that’s the best experience any designer could ask for.
With great power comes great responsibility. While introductions are a great tool for furthering your relationships, they can be a double-edged sword if you don’t follow some best practices.
We see a lot of questions about SQLAlchemy while building 4Degrees that have proven particularly difficult to answer quickly or research independently, so we’ve put together a quick guide to how we use it!
To kick off our series addressing some of the most common mistakes people make when developing their professional relationships, we figured we’d start with a cardinal sin of networking: meeting someone and then never following up.
Best practices for driving M&A deal flow through your network, including who to target as great sources of deal flow, how to find said targets and how to grow those professional relationships.
An exploration of the potential good and bad scenarios of living in an automation-first world, and how to ensure technology makes our relationships richer.