This will often get them from a soft circle commitment to a term sheet, or from a term sheet to closing.
In the game of life, business and love, it never hurts to play the field.
The trick of winning the affection of my suitor completely escaped me until the age of 30, but then, it finally clicked.
During the same year, I had decided to leave my cushy job practicing law to start my own tech start-up, and I found myself on the fateful path of having to raise equity capital.
Well, you can’t fall in love without putting yourself out there and playing the dating game, whether it be in the physical world or in the online arena.
For those people, this article might not provide much need-to-know info, but I think, in many ways they could still benefit from this, because many of the topics I’ll discuss in this article have to do with how we conduct ourselves in public.
Life in Panama is different, and by acting the way we did back home, we can sometimes ostracize ourselves.
Is it worth it to take a chance at finding love in a foreign country? So what’s different about dating someone from Panama? A lot of people move to Panama with a spouse, making them part of an adventurous couple ready to settle down in this Central American wonderland.Now, before someone writes in saying, “Wait a minute, Chris. What would you know about dating in this day and age? I have been married to my Panamanian wife, Marlene, for a long time.However, both Marlene and I, have worked in Panama.I was a huge geek in high school, so I failed to learn the art of dating until much later in life.I watched my peers with envy as they wore their sweethearts’ letterman jacket or passed notes across the room.If you don’t have multiple offers on the table, make them think you do.Become a “Celebrity CEO.” Reach out to your local newspaper, anyone who covers your industry in the national press and anyone else who will listen.Participate in pitch competitions (the judges are usually investors and there are several that have cash prizes, making this serve a dual purpose).Find a way to set yourself apart, and then get active.I consider it a blessing that I didn’t learn how to date until later in life because as I learned my newfound dating skills, I saw how seamlessly they translated toward winning the attention of an angel investor or VC.Related: 5 Tips to Treat Your Strategic Alliance Like a Great Marriage Follow these three simple tips to catch your target’s eye, whether inside or outside the business arena.