Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi is a must read for anyone who wants to succeed in business.
While Keith Ferrazzi shares many lessons in Never Eat Alone, the two most important lessons I took away are:
- Always look for opportunities to connect others.
- Most people want to pay it forward, so don't be afraid to ask for help.
Sometimes you'll need to ask for a favor in advance of helping someone out. That's ok, just try to give more than you get and your network will be stronger for it.
I was reminded of this recently when a friend asked me to make some introductions, and in the process of making those introductions a whole new world of opportunity was presented to me.