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Talk to Strangers: How Everyday, Random Encounters Can Expand Your Business, Career, Income, and Life by David Topus

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SECTION III

Leveraging the Connection

Although random connecting requires that we encounter complete strangers and engage them in meaningful conversation, this process isn’t just about meeting people and talking to them. It’s about making connections that you can develop into mutually rewarding relationships.

Sometimes that reward comes in the form of money. Sometimes in the form of access to someone or something. Sometimes it’s in information we glean from our new association. And sometimes it’s all of those.

Many people strike up conversations with strangers. In fact, from my observation it’s happening all across the world, all day, every day. And those random meetings likely entail some very interesting discussions. But what has the potential to become a highly profitable connection is all too often left at merely a random exchange. What happens next is up to you.

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