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The problem with a clean slate

When we're struggling we often want to clear away all the stalled relationships and establish a clean slate. It's certainly tempting to meet someone with no expectations. Wait, no expectations? They expect nothing, know no reason to trust you. As Seth has said before, you might as well ask a girl you just met to marry you.

Seth Godin's Blog: The circles: (no more strangers), 2010-May-17, by Seth Godin

It's so tempting to seek out more strangers.

More strangers to pitch your business, your candidate, your non-profit, your blog... More strangers means more upside and not so much downside. It means growth.

The problem is that strangers are difficult to convert. And the other problem is that they're expensive to reach. And the hardest problem is that we're running out of strangers.

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