When you’re growing your startup, there’s something to be said for the old-fashioned meet and greet. Whether you’re scouting potential investors, suppliers, or customers, making connections with people who can help take your business to the next level is often easier done with a handshake and a smile than an email and an emoticon.
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Aleda Schaffer is a strategic partnerships manager at American Airlines
You’re about to polish off an email and head home after a 10-hour day at your startup. Suddenly, the phone rings. You’re exhausted (and tempted to ignore the call), but you see the name of a Fortune 100 corporation pop up on the caller ID.
Intrigued, you answer the phone. To your surprise,