Re: OT: Networking Groups - downside?

Subject: Re: OT: Networking Groups - downside?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 09:24:31 -0800

I don't worry that much about declining invitations, because
a large number of people someone is "connected to" simply
reflects the fact that there are a lot of people who would like
to be connected to that person for some reason or another.
It's when people request recommendations that I apply

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
> From: Julie Stickler [mailto:jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com]
> The only bad experience I've had so far is just the awkwardness of
> trying to figure out how to politely decline an invitation to connect
> with someone that I do not respect as a professional. When I first
> joined the site, one of my friends commented that he never connects to
> anyone that he would not feel comfortable giving a good
> recommendation. And I've used that as my criteria when I decide
> whether or not to link to someone on the site. If I wouldn't
> recommend their work, I won't link to them. Often times if they're
> coworkers, we're already linked via someone else, so I'm not worried
> about losing out on networking opportunites.


ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and publishing
solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or
HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals.

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:

RE: OT: Networking Groups - downside?: From: frank

Previous by Author: Re: Programmer/Writers?
Next by Author: Re: Programmer/Writers
Previous by Thread: RE: OT: Networking Groups - downside?
Next by Thread: Tools -- RoboHelp/Webhelp style alignment issues in Firefox

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads