The Power of Connections
The Power of Connections

Laura Koch (SCFO) and Courtney Sheaffer (Stibbs & Co.)

We had a great time catching up with our friends at Stibbs & Co. at lunch last week. The power of connections is huge, and it is amazing how many ways you can help one another. Just by having a quick lunch, Courtney Sheaffer and I reconnected and shared connections that might help the other. In business, reconnecting periodically is more than building a personal relationship. It strengthens business ties and helps keep the other in mind while meeting new people. After all, word of mouth is still one of the strongest ways to meet people who are great at what they do.
I would like to introduce my network to one of Stibbs & Co.’s new attorneys, Courtney Sheaffer (pictured above on the right).  Even though we are in different industries, we both benefit greatly from our relationship. I can recommend her and Stibbs & Co. for the following:

The Power of Connections

Remember to keep in mind the importance of building your trusted network of people from other occupations. As your network grows, you can cross-connect and refer individuals that you have a strong relationship with. It was a past client that reconnected Courtney and I, so I wanted to bring this up to our Strategic CFO community!
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