Life Lessons from Princess Bride (#1)

Inigo Montoya’s Guide to Networking Success:
1. Start with a polite greeting.
2. State your name.
3. Provide a relevant personal link.
4. Set expectations for the relationship.
Example: “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

#1 of 5. The movie — released this week in 1987 (31 years ago!) — was based William Goldman’s 1973 book. Goldman adapted it into the screenplay himself.

This meme is adapted from one I saw online. The four more which follow are original to me.

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