A friend asked me via email if I’d be open to introducing him to another busy friend of mine. He then wrote:
If you are willing, and feel you could recommend a meeting with sincerity, then I’d be most grateful for an introduction. And if you have the slightest hesitation, please do nothing. In my mind, the latter choice is the default, so please know I have zero expectations.
I really liked the way he put this. It feels very low pressure. I’m going to start using the phrase “If you have the slightest hesitation, please do nothing….please know I have zero expectations.”
3 comments on “Low-Pressure Requests for Intro”
I like the sentiment and clarity of the phrase but the words would not be authentic coming from me. I don’t think I have ever requested a meeting with zero expectations.
“In my mind, the latter choice is the default, so please know I have zero expectations.” sometimes i think so.
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