Out of the blue I received a call from the CEO of Traction Advising, Lowell Ricklef, saying he was going to be in Half Moon Bay, CA and asking if I wanted to grab lunch.
I was delighted at the invite because Lowell appeared on EDGE episode #307where we talked about selling your company and making sure it’s “sellable”.
After the recording Lowell and I continued to talk and I said that if he was ever in Half Moon Bay to be sure to drop me a line.
I think he was a little surprised that I answered back so fast and made time for it to happen on such short notice.
And I was a little surprised that he actually took me up on the offer to connect on the far out chance he was ever in Half Moon Bay.
We had a great conversation over lunch and enjoyed some NorCal ocean air and sun.
We live in the era of video calls, but there simply is no substitute for in-person meeting. The interaction energy is just better.
If you get an opportunity to meet someone in person, take a minute to make it happen.
Lowell could have easily said to himself that he didn’t have time. But, because of that meeting we’ll probably have a friendship for a long time.
Lowell, thanks for making it happen!
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