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Well Connected: An Unconventional Approach to Building Genuine, Effective Business Relationships by Gordon S. Curtis

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Chapter 7. The Right Person: SELECTING A CRITICAL ENABLER WHO IS INCLINED, AVAILABLE, AND LIKE-MINDED

Gordon (yeah, his last name is Curtis) wanted to produce a book outlining his insights into the pursuit of business objectives. He'd never had a book published before, and he had no connections with agents and no experience in the process.

Applying his own system, he decided he needed a critical enabler to help him find and meet the right agent. After some thought, he concluded that he would find the knowledge he needed among people working in the industry or providing services to it, such as attorneys working on publishing and intellectual property issues.

He got in touch with the half-dozen trusted advisers in his network who were in fields somehow ...

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