Talk to People
Last night someone asked me for advice on their product. While looking it over, I discovered they were using placeit. I had been searching for something like placeit that morning. Placeit is the kind of thing that will save my clients money. Discovering it was probably the most valuable thing I did this week.
Today, I asked a friend about a product I was thinking of acquiring. He didn’t have much insight but was surprised to learn I was looking into acquisitions and knew of another deal that might be a better fit for me.
People often say “Its not about what you know, its who you know”. I think thats true to a degree. But in this industry, I think its important to not just grow your network, but to actively engage and learn from your network. That’s how you make your network really valuable.