Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions

Subject: Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions
From: John Hedtke <john -at- hedtke -dot- com>
To: "Guy K. Haas" <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 18:30:12 -0700

Strong agreement with the esteemed Mr. Haas. Be sure to bring a lot
more business cards than you think you need (what the hell, they're
cheap and easy to pack). And if you don't write down IMMEDIATELY who
this is and why you have their card, you will nevair, nevair, NEVAIR
remember all everyone.

John

At 04:33 PM 5/21/2008, Guy K. Haas wrote:
>Thanks, John H, for knowing me well enough to see that I was trying to
>draw you out, knowing that you'd be eloquent in the exposition of some
>values of attending.
>
>Sorry if I came off snarky -- Hedtke and I go way back, and he heard what
>I meant and did an admirable job.
>
>A lot of the values are not directly obvious to one who either has not
>attended, or has attended but not PARTAKEN, as it were. [You can lead a TW
>to conference, but .... ]
>
>Anybody have anything to add to Hedtke's list? I honestly meant this to
>expose more reasons for attendance.
>
>Oh, and those who do go for the first time -- do take bunches of business
>cards. Swap with everyone. Take the time to note down on the card (when
>it's convenient) where you met this person and what the context was. You
>very well may want to find them again later. Getting the published list
>of attendees makes that somewhat easier, but when you note down on the
>business card that mr. X plays the accordion, or that Ms. Y is a guru
>about wikis, you'll have that info later (unless you misplace the card).
>Whether you carefully enter the info into a spreadsheet, or just
>rubberband the cards together and stash them, you'll be glad you did.

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References:
STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: Rob Hudson
Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: John Hedtke
Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: Guy K. Haas
Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: John Posada
Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: John Hedtke
Re: STC Philadelphia conference sessions: From: Guy K. Haas

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