In honor of talented and courageous African Americans, I wanted to highlight Erroll Garner. Garner was a jazz pianist who composed over 200 works without learning how to read music. He was innovative with rhythm, harmony and melody. The United States Postal Service issued his stamp on September 16, 1995.
I always stress the value and importance of following up. I also believe in the "circle around" which is like a re-following up. Once you have connected with an individual and followed up, continue to follow up and stay connected. Whether it is once a month or quarter, keep them in mind to foster relationship building.
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Chi Chi Okezie blogs as the Champion Networker, giving her keen insights on proper networking practices.