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What’s the best way to ask for someone’s time when seeking advice?

We often need help, and it's OK to ask for it. Whether you want insight, connections, or guidance, it's important to be courteous. The folks you reach out to are likely higher-profile, industry veterans, or both, with busy schedules. They're going out of their way to give time and attention to you, a stranger, while expecting nothing in return. Here are a few suggestions for how to ask for someone's time, and how to engage when you take it.

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