Mini Saga #30 – The Opportunity


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Stage Capturing: Taking advantage of somebody else’s stage for your advantage (without permission from that somebody)

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The Opportunity

Tim sent a note to a few dozen friends promoting his new book. One of the recipients, Bob quickly responded to all promoting his own book to the list. Bob thought that he used the opportunity to demonstrate his “thought leadership” while the people in the list only saw “desperation.”



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