Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

You. Guys. Rock.

Last week, I threw down the gauntlet with my Introduce Yourself Weekend Challenge and you not only accepted the challenge, you went above and beyond the call.

By any standard, this was the most productive IYW edition in our 10 years shattering every record on the books including number of posts, number of comments, number of network requests sent, number of new connections made and so on.

Some of you truly went the extra mile in getting the word out. One member sent invites to her LinkedIn community of over 12,000 connections. Another, a producer of over 20 films, sent invites to everyone on her email list. And many more found ways to show off their selfless and collaborative spirit in unique ways. On behalf of the entire Stage 32 team, we couldn’t be more grateful

Just because the challenge is complete doesn’t mean the efforts should cease. I hope the weekend activity inspired and motivated you to continue to emphasize the importance of your relationship building and to put the work in every day. It’s matters and it will make a difference.

I hope the results will also inspire and motivate you to post more, share more, comment more and simply be more involved. Everyone has something to offer and I can’t emphasize enough, the more visible you are, the more opportunities that will arise.

So give yourself a huge round of applause and thank you again for my IYW Challenge a massive success.




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