Knowing the Right People – it’s not what you know, it’s who you know

The greatest deals in the world are sealed by a simple handshake, They say that “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. I cannot but (finally and after having ruminated the question for years) wholeheartedly agree.  And some complicated deals went ever so smoothly simply because I knew the “person in charge”.

In my 30 years in business, this famous quote that my father kept repeating to me ever since I was a teenager, is probably the single most potent business lesson that I have learnt.

Ziad K Abdelnou

At the end of the day and no matter what technological miracles are conceived, people do business with people.  The greatest deals in the world are sealed by a simple handshake (as some are broken over simple personal animosity).

We at Blackhawk Partners have carefully but surely been building our contact network the world over.

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