As I was reviewing my LinkedIn requests and perusing through posts, I realized something. I don’t trust requests from individuals that don’t post a picture of themselves. I pay less attention to things that are posted and liked by faceless LinkedIn users. And generally, I wrinkle my nose when I can’t make “cyber eye contact” with the person on the other end. Continue reading “Be Human, Post Your Picture!”
A friend of mine tells a story of a time when he and two of his buddies got into a baseball card trade in high school that turned into a super-confusing version of the Telephone Game. The two boys wanted to trade a 1982 Topps Cal Ripken Junior Number 21 card for a Cal Ripken 176 card. However, my friend, who isn’t a baseball fan at all and was mediating this trade in separate conversations, only heard the last name “Ripken”.
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