The room lights dimmed around me, and a few solitary lamps signaled others staying late. I didn’t mind at all, because I was having fun. Not everyday do I get a chance to pick a mentor’s brain with no time restraint beyond from the grumbling of a stomach (easily ignored, and besides, I brought snacks). Well worth it
Here are some quick notes about what we talked about:
- Influence: show people why, not just how
- Early adopters will adopt a technology for novelty’s sake, but it gets really interesting when non-early-adopters take to it. That means you’ve found a problem and solved it.
- 40,000 feet view and runway view
- Different perspectives and the value that brings
One of these days, I may try tweeting our conversation on the fly. ;)
Great day for mentoring. Jen Nolan volunteered, too, and I laughed because I’d already been thinking of her as a mentor. She’s awesome.