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

sent a “check-in email”

to one of the people on my A list of contacts. I didn’t have much to say other than hello, not having interacted with him at all in four months (and not quite ready to suggest we get together for coffee).

So I got on LinkedIn and checked out what he’s been up to. I found an interesting article he posted, read it, and mentioned that in my email. LinkedI/Facebook are good ways to see what people are up to if you need a little something to connect with them about!