Social skills are last line of defense for humans seeking work

Dennis Mortensen, the founder of a technology startup, had a simple request for Amy Ingram: Set up a meeting with a journalist. Within minutes, Amy sent an email with a preferred date and time and two alternatives. She reached out again in the middle of the night about nine hours later after getting no response: “I wanted to follow up with you about this meeting with Dennis.” Four hours after that, she fired off another e- mail: “I haven’t heard back from you yet about this meeting. Is this time convenient?” Some would call Amy persistent, others might say she’s overly aggressive or even annoying. What can’t be argued is that she got the job done. A meeting was scheduled less than 24 hours after the initial request. Amy Ingram…


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