EarthKind® CEO, Kari Warberg Block, offers advice to entrepreneurs looking to connect with CEO’s, who are notoriously difficult, if not impossible, to get to. “It’s not that a request for help has to be something that will ultimately benefit the person you’re reaching out to financially. But it does have to touch their soul and break through the clutter of other things on their mind.”
Originally published April 4th, 2016 by Entrepreneur
How to Get a CEO to Answer Your Million-Dollar Question
By Kari Warberg Block
Anyone who has tried to launch a new business, knows that it’s not for the faint of heart. That’s why I’ve always tried to put myself out there, as an entrepreneur who’s more than willing to lend a hand to a budding inventor, or take a phone call from someone who is running into obstacles as they try to scale their business.
So I’m never surprised when I get a random email, from a perfect stranger, asking for my help. But last week, I opened my laptop at 5 a.m. and found a request I simply couldn’t answer. It’s not that I didn’t want to help. It’s that the email was so long, it looked more like a book, than an introduction.
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