Similarly, if you can find a way to organize something different–and fun–people will want to come to your meetings or take part in your initiative.
That’s what Robbie Samuels discovered when he wanted to bring together Boston’s advocacy community to meet and share best practices.
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Think about the activities you do purely for pleasure.
A classic example is taking current or prospective clients out for a golf game, and enjoying beautiful weather and several hours of in-depth conversation with them.
That’s why Samuels and his cofounder, Hilary Allen, decided to build in conversation-starters.
Participants all wore name tags that read, “I’m looking for” and “Ask me about,” which provided an easy entry point.