Chance I: Blind Luck Chance II: Motion Chance III: Recognizing good fortune Chance IV: Directed Motion (It seeks you out.) "Chance IV comes to you, unsought, because of who you are and how you behave."
go deep on. ➡ Ask: Do the people you need to know like to spend time there? Do you like spending time there? ➡ Who do you already know? Text/Call/In-person ➡ Treat every channel like its own country. LinkedIn has powerful network effects. It’s your business card / resume. Twitter is great for talking to strangers with common interests and events.
Flashbulb effect. Successful people want to be seen with other successful people. Your initial connections in a space carry FAR more importance than your later ones. • Only post when you have unique value to add. Then make it count. • When an opportunity happens - jump on it. Momentum dies when you sit on it. • Don’t be afraid to jump out of digital-only communication. Send an email. Hop on a call. Schedule a coffee meeting.