aspiring 大君 of the bourgeoisie
Read Millionaire Fastlane
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+1If I wanted to get a hold of an executive at Staples, I might call or send a proposal to the president of Staples. NOT because I think he will be the guy (or gal) to help me, but he will always, 100% of the time, get me to the highest ranking executive at the company with direct oversight for my inquiry. If you start at the bottom, there are mechanisms in place to stop you, screen you, and refuse you. When you start at the top, not only are those same mechanisms not in place, but the doors open.
Great Mantra.Never fall in love with your merchandise
Another nugget that goes a long waythere's usually one weak hand in any proposed partnership.