Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

drove 30 minutes for a meeting.


It was with someone whose company might be a good partner for me.

He initially suggested a “phone meeting.”

I said I didn’t mind; I’d be happy to come to him.

So I drove there. And shook his hand. And sat in his office. And gave him a copy of my book when I left.

Virtual is great. But when it’s possible, and you want to make a strong connection, nothing beats face-to-face (even with my face).