Whatever you think about reaching out to people, there’s a pattern. It’s not a pre-meditated or a cold one, but a people-centered pattern that when considered, can bring satisfaction to both sides.
When contacting any person for the first time, there’s a pattern, whether getting in touch by email, by phone, or in person:
1: Cite a familiar reference + What it is + Brief details
2: Compliment + Ask
3: Reference value, micro + macro
4. Include a gracious closing
Read Liz’s full post over at bobulate.com: A People Pattern.