There are times when I feel pretty frustrated with people and situations. I'm pretty sure everyone feels the same.
We all know certain people that are crying out for help, but when it is offered to them they stubbornly refuse to take it and carry on with what they are doing.
Sometimes, for example, the answer to their problems is staring them in the face, but they just cannot see it.
Others know they need to do something, but they won't be advised by anyone else, instead preferring to make their own decisions, often embarking on a course that they know nothing about and heading for disaster.
And others are given help and advice on a plate, but instead choose to carry on regardless.
I'm probably not making much sense, but I'm trying to make a subtle point which a few people may well understand.
Sooner or later, those offering the help and advice will get fed up with being ignored and will not offer that help again.
Biting the hand that feeds you is not always the wisest idea.
Anyway - enough of being cryptic - CRN's recent Partner Connect was an interesting day out the office and I'd like to thank everyone that supported it, either by speaking, exhibiting or attending as delegates.
I'm hoping everyone there got something positive out of the day, there certainly seemed to be a lot of business and meetings taking place throughout the day and our speed networking feature went down a storm.
It was great to see that the art of networking and face-to-face interaction hasn't died a death in our industry and is in fact thriving. Without it, the business world would be a much sadder and uninteresting world.
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