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Never Eat Alone

I eat alone, and for the past few months, I've done so with Keith Ferrazzi's book Never Eat Alone.

Why shouldn't you eat alone? Because if you're not networking 24/7, then you're just falling behind.

For Keith, networking is a lifestyle, and he admits that it's not for everyone. He tries to put the best spin on "networking as lifestyle" that he can, but in the end, he simply reminds me of the character from the Bob & Tom radio show, Ken Tarmac.

Yes, the book is worth reading, and I'm sure I'll be able to apply some of his advice. Networking will never be my lifestyle, though...

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  1. That sounds like fairly absurd advice. If you never ate alone how would you have found the time out of your busy schedule to read his book?

    Or better yet, sometimes we need to get alone to recharge a batteries for the rest of the day, especially if we deal with people as a major part of our work.

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