[IMGCAP(1)]I recently attended a mixer for bankers, attorneys and CPAs in my area and I ran into a manager from a competing CPA firm.

During our jovial conversation, I asked about a specific partner from his firm, commenting that I hadn’t seen him in quite some time. The response I received was, “Oh, X, he doesn’t show up to these types of events anymore. He made partner. He doesn’t need to network.” Word for word, that was the response I was given. As the conversation ended and I walked away, I scratched my head in disbelief.

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