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How to delete a connection

On October 3, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

There are plenty of reasons to connect with good people that you know on LinkedIn and sometimes there are very good reasons to disconnect people too! It is not like LinkedIn tells people when you remove them, it doesn’t send “you don’t love X anymore and they’re not your ‘friend’” this isn’t the playground, this […]


Has your profile become wallpaper at LinkedIn?

On June 12, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

  Well has it? Can you tell me the wallpaper in the restaurant where you had that party all of six months ago? No? Well what makes you think that all those connections, those followers and those interested people you “engaged” with more than 6 months ago will remember you now? Come on be honest, […]


LinkedIn – asking for even more information …

On April 5, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the common failings of people trying to make LinkedIn really work for them is that they don’t put enough focus on their profile and use of the platform. For all those people that I have had the pleasure of seeing at a LinkedIn Essentials Course or quietly written or polished their profile will have […]


Is your company hiding its value on LinkedIn?

On March 20, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the discussions I have most often with people is around company profiles – why they don’t have one, or why they have tried to create one, but wrongly used a personal profile. As an example here is ours. Even when I am reviewing a companies activity or branding during a consultancy session I am often surprised […]


Why I love coffee.

On July 2, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I have done huge amounts of business over coffee and a chat, and it’s not just because I love that particular beverage. “Coffee” is a great tool in the salesperson’s arsenal. Who says no to a cup of coffee and a chat? Hardly anyone. It’s an informal setting and its only a coffee …. we’re […]