Invest In Radical Relationship Building

(Richard Millington) #1

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When I was 15, I had an arch nemesis. Let’s call him Mark. We both wrote about video gaming tournaments. Only he got the best scoops. He got the special access to VIPs. He got let into the ‘players only’ areas of tournaments. He got asked for his opinion by mainstream publications when they wrote about the topic. I was the better writer, he was the better journalist. I earned a good part time income, he sold his gaming site for just over a million bucks. The difference was relationships. He was fantastic at building them. I showed up the…