How to make the most of 15 minutes with a VIP

🏆 Focus on a goal

🗺️ Have a plan, take the lead

🪡 Tailor your pitch

📔 Read up on the person (if possible)…

🗣️ …But don’t waste time on small talk

🎭 Show & tell

⭐️ Highlight any 3rd party validation early

🤝 Act like a (potential) peer

↩️ Follow their lead

🤯 Ask questions that the person can answer

💡 “Real” questions > hypotheticals

🍷 In vino veritas

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