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Don't Be That Guy, Follow Through

Written by Paul on April 25th, 2010

One of a my readers emailed me a few weeks ago for advice on an upcoming interview. I spent nearly an hour on the phone with him and haven’t heard from him since. He’s now officially become “that guy” in my book.

Don’t be that guy.

The importance of being accessible

Written by Paul on August 19th, 2008

A column in this month’s Inc. magazine describes what it was like to work for the world’s most successful entrepreneur, Bill Gates:

Bill came in. I thought about how strange it was that he had two legs, two arms, one head, etc. – almost exactly like a regular human being.

So, maybe Bill isn’t the right person to compare ourselves against but the point is that the people around you need to easily recognize that you are a real person, just …

An easy, simple way to keep in touch with everyone you know

Written by Paul on July 23rd, 2008

Over the years, I’ve picked up a number of contacts – people I’ve met and perhaps even worked with. The problem is that I’ve utterly failed at keeping in touch with most of them. Chances are, so have you.

Unfortunately, networking simply doesn’t work this way. Relationships take time and getting to know people requires patience.

Fact: You know people

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