Well, there’s no doubt that it had to make my list of things that make me cringe – strangers asking to connect.
What else can I add?
Connecting to people you know and trust
My advice is different from many other LinkedIn trainers on this basic issue – I suggest you are better served by connecting to people you both know and trust.
And I went on at some length about this over the summer – you can find a summary of the whole “Exposing LinkedIn Connection Myths” series here.
If you like being approached by strangers and asked to share your address book with them, you’re welcome to.
Me – I’d rather build a relationship first, and I don’t need to connect to have a conversation or get together…
A bee sting
Comparatively – not as bad as the dog bite, but annoying;-)
Viewing the video
One more thing that make me sad this week – but we’ll get to that soon enough. Here’s the video:
Comments on the youtube copy of “Favorite Linked Things” appreciated.
To your continued success,