In business, it is important to have referrals when meeting other people. People like to help those they know, like and trust and will often help you, if properly introduced and a clear and impassioned ask is made. We have all heard of six degrees of separation; the idea that we are just six people away from any person in the world, as the six people we know also know six people, who know six people, ad infinitum. In the arts, at times we may be only two or three degrees of separation, as the fields of artistry are often so small.
Students learn how they can gain access to influential or important people, if they are willing to inquire and ask around. Continue reading