Last week I wrote about not going to an Ivy League school, and not having any money, and definitely not having any connections.
Some people mistook my post as advice to be the loudest one in the room. But that couldn’t be further from a description of me and what I’ve done to get people to listen.
I don’t like cold-calling. I’m shy. I’m introverted.
What I wrote last week was to remind us of the people who are eager to help; you just need to ask.
I’m also reminded of something else that’s helped me make connections when I wasn’t even trying to make them.
We didn’t work on the Obama re-election campaign for the pay. Many folks working there could have easily gotten paid twice as much working somewhere else. And, we definitely...