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Allan and I were having dinner last night, you know Allan right? He is this phenomenal Architect from Scotland who is absolutely crushing it in business right now.
Allan is an amazing friend of mine and we’re currently doing the the “first-time Dad thing” together. He was my one of my first proper friends in business and I truly value his guidance.
After the usual “I love you man” banter, we quickly get to talking about business. I’m asking Allan about networking, a perfect topic of conversation for me because well…I’m writing a book on the topic, and it’s exactly where Allan and I met.
Chris and Allan – Friends
Business networking is what got Allan’s business off the ground in the first few years, and he quit around the same I did.
Half way through our dinner Allan said “I’ll probably never go back to networking full time, Chris, but I’ll go to the visiting days, and substitute for people and stuff like that. I’ve been invited to a new chapter of BNI a few times, and I’ll probably go to that”
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