Re: Business cards

Subject: Re: Business cards
From: d r <writeagain -at- JUNO -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 21:04:18 EST

For some people, if you haven't a business card, you don't work in the
field. I have seem it mean more than a portfolio.

D.R.
writeagain -at- juno -dot- com


On Thu, 6 Feb 1997 11:19:53 -0800 Susan Self <t_sself -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
writes:
>Having a business card can win you more than a free lunch. I once
>attended
>a free Frame seminar held in conjunction with 3M (for CD-ROM storage)
>and Information Mapping. I had been wanting to take an Information
>Mapping
>course for several years, but my company then (not my present one)
>would not pay the cost, although they did give me business cards. At
>one
>point in the seminar, they asked all of the 130 people to put their
>business cards in a basket for a drawing of prizes. Well, of all those
>people, my card was drawn to win an Information Mapping course. It was
>like
>a dream come true. I was so
>glad that I had a card to put in the basket to enable this opportunity
>for me.
>Taking the course made a big difference in how I designed my documents
>and in how I think about information.
>
>Susan Self
>
>>All this is very nice, but let's get down to the real issue here. How
>the
>>hell can you to win a free lunch at your favorite restaurant if you
>don't
>>have a business card to toss in the box?
>>
>>--Wayne Douglass
>
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