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Accelerated Networking Via Plus Ones (1-650-283-8008)

by Larry Chiang on December 2, 2013

By Larry Chiang
Plus Ones are an opportunity. A plus one is the spouse or guest of a VIP.
99.9% of the time, they’re ignored or at-worst trampled. I argue that plus ones are an opportunity to influence and acceleratedly network.
CEO of Duck9, Larry (@6502838008)
Networking with “plus ones” is WTDTYASBS

Holiday parties have a lot of tag team networking opportunities. It’s street smart to flip flop the plus one to VIP. And VIP to plus one.

Here is what I mean. In detail.
Lets say you’re at the VC holiday party at Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. Lets say you want to network with Tony Perkins. His plus one is Nicole. You are there with a plus one. Typically, people think placing the plus ones together is the good idea. It is not.
I introduce my plus one to Tony Perkins and I woo the plus one. Charming the plus one is the counterintuitive method but it is highly effective. It is street smart to spend critical party minutes with the plus one.
I’ve discovered some other glaringly large opportunities.┬áThis video moves your needle
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