How long is your attention span? How long is the attention span of your clients, colleagues, or kids? The conventional wisdom is that it is very short – 30 seconds – the length of a typical TV commercial.
Model One: One of the most powerful real-world networking techniques is called “give-to-get”. You meet someone, find out what they’re interested in, and then find a way to give it to them. If you do this periodically, eventually they will return the favour.